Friday, May 19, 2006

nuclear divide

The other side of nuclear technology---contamination and dumping.
Living by India's uranium mine, a BBC photo essay on possible contamination effects of the uranium mine in Jaduguda.

UCIL is planning two more uranium mines(in Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya) to meet the planned increase in demand for nuclear fuel. According to above article, sections of the local populations have come out strongly against UCIL's plans in both states.

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