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India’s nuke power plants a danger to Sri lanka

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Sri Lankan scientist and environmental expert Dr. Janaka Ratnasiri says a cluster of nuclear power plants India is constructing at Kudankulam close to Kanyakumai, poses a serious threat to Sri Lanka

In an article, India’s nuclear power programme and its threat to Sri Lanka, published in The Island today, Dr Ratnasiri says Kudankulam is only 240 km from Sri Lanka’s west coast, in line with Puttalam and ff any of the 8 nuclear power plants, being constructed or planned there develops a radiation leak due to some unforeseen reason, its impact would be felt directly by Sri Lanka

“This is particularly so during the South West monsoon months when the wind blow from the southern tip of India towards the North Central Province for several months,” he says.- The  Island

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March 16, 2011 at 4:22 pm

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