China Cancels Uranium Plant
Chennai Centre for China Studies, C3S Paper No.1177, July 20, 2013
L.V. Krishnan, Adjunct Faculty, NIAS, Bangalore
Cancellation by China of a uranium processing facility in Guangdong due to public protests hogged the headlines in almost every newspaper a few days ago. These reports pointed out how, in recent times, public protests have been successful also in halting construction of many chemical plants and urbanisation projects in China, but provided no information on the nature of the now cancelled nuclear facility.