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2 Dec 2015


India: Jaitapur n-project's eco-clearance lapses

The partial and conditional environmental clearance granted to the upcoming Jaitapur nuclear power project (JNPP) on November 26, 2010, which was valid for five years, lapsed on November 26 this year, an activists' group...Despite repeated attempts, top officials of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) -- which is constructing the 9,900-MW JNPP with six plants of 1,650 MW each -- were not available for comments...However, according to official sources, the process to get extension of the environmental clearance has already been initiated, but its current status is not known from the centre...The Konkan Bachao Samiti (KBS), which is spearheading the anti-JNPP drive since the past few years, has warned of a fresh agitation if attempts are made to extend the lapsed environmental clearance without following the due processes.

Part of the following timelines

India: Villagers protest potential environmental impacts of Jaitapur nuclear power project - plant being developed by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), reactors provided by Areva

India: Impact assessment of proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant by Tata Institute of Social Sciences says project will have a “huge negative impact on social and environment development”

India: Resistance to Jaitapur nuclear plant grows

India: Natl. committee established to support protest against Jaitapur nuclear plant over displacement, livelihood, environmental concerns

India: Citing safety & security reasons villagers to protest against the Jaitapur Nuclear power plant