The Mayapuri Scrap controversy - Part of a larger story of poor handling, legislative and material of hazardous waste in India. Interview with activist Gopal Krishna.
Newsclick Production 5 May 2010
The Mayapuri Scrap and Radioactive Waste controversy is part of a larger story of poor waste and scrap management in India. From the screening of entry of hazardous waste into the country, to enacting poor safety and management laws on its handling, there is much to be said about them. Activist Gopal Krishna minces no words in an interview with Newsclick editor, D. Raghunandan.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, 01 May 2010
11 people were hospitalised, one among whom died later on, due to radioactive exposure in a Scrap Market in Mayapuri, New Delhi. Prabir Purkayastha examines the issue of unsafe and radioactive scrap and the larger issue of monitoring and tracking radioactive sources by regulatory agencies in India.