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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Nuclear-power bill suffers setback in India

Nuclear-power bill suffers setback in India
India's ruling coalition has decided to withdraw a measure that would limit liability payouts by foreign plant operators and the Indian government in the event of a nuclear accident. This comes after the opposition asserted that the legislation was being advanced under U.S. pressure and did not protect Indians. U.S. nuclear-plant companies have viewed the bill as a prerequisite for entering the Indian market. Los Angeles Times

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