The nuclear leak at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) continues unabated more than a week later at the indigenously made 220-megawatt nuclear reactor in southern Gujarat. Despite best efforts, it continues to leak a mixture of light and heavy water. The exact cause of the leak also remains a mystery. India has another 17 reactors of the same Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) type that continue to operate and the big question is should the entire fleet be grounded until the mystery of the leak is fully resolved?
Economic Times 20th March 2016 read more »