India's nuclear-power plans cause concern

Some coastal communities worried about long-term impact of new projects as Japan pledges fast-track negotiations.

    India and Japan have pledged to fast-track negotiations for a possible deal on nuclear energy.

    A civilian nuclear pact would open up the Indian market to Japan's nuclear technology. But the prospect of a deal is causing concern among India's coastal communities.

    With memories of the Fukushima disaster in Japan still fresh, many are worried about the long-term impact of new projects.

    Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from Tamil Nadu state in India.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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