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Nuclear Monitor

Safety issues at India’s Kudankulam nuclear plant

Though the trans-boundary contamination and trans-generational health impacts of the nuclear fuel cycle are recognized, there is no international regulatory framework to enforce uniform safety codes and standards and resolve the conflicts between nations. As reactors are ageing and nuclear technology is becoming widespread, there are risks of more Fukushima-type ‘surprises’ in future.

By V.T. Padmanabhan, Paul Dorfman and A. Rahman

Nuclear Monitor, 27th August 2015