India Maps Out a Nuclear Power Plan, Amid Opposition PDF Print E-mail

Rebecca Byerly Reports on new the impacts of the new nuclear power plan being mapped out for
India and its global impacts.

"Fishermen pull mackerel, prawn, and pomfret from their nets near the port of Jaitapur on India's west coast,
as field workers pick the region's famed Alphonso mangoes.

Even though many homes lack electricity, exports of fish and fruit provide a good living here. So villagers,
determined to maintain their way of life, have made clear in protests that escalated after Japan's Fukushima
Daiichi disaster that they do not welcome the new neighbor the Indian government plans to install:
The world's largest nuclear power plant."

To read more of Rebecca Byerly's National Geographic article, click here.