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‘Proper geological study not done in Jaitapur’

13 January 2012

It is “absurd” that there is no geological data on seismicity or fault lines in the Jaitapur region because that must be taken into account while building the proposed nuclear power plant, said professor Roger Bilham, geologist at the University of Colorado, on Thursday. “Geological data of a specific region should be available in the public domain to interpret seismicity in the region. The geological data of the region either may not exist or someone may want to cover it up,” said Bilham, who has co-authored a paper on seismicity in Jaitapur.

Bilham and geologist Vinod Gaur of the Bangalore-based Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation affiliated to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research studied the seismic threat in the region where Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Ratnagiri will come up……

Read more: http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Mumbai/Proper-geological-study-not-done-in-Jaitapur/Article1-796411.aspx

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Written by csirindia

January 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm

Posted in CMMACS

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