IAEA Daily Press Review

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July 17, 2012

A review of today's news covering the IAEA and related nuclear issues. | The objective of the DPR is to present a general overview of international, English-language, media coverage of the IAEA and nuclear issues, that does not purport to be exhaustive. The following articles are obtained from external news sources for whose content the IAEA takes no responsibility.
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17 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News


Radioactive experts to train in `Orphan Source` recovery The Director General of Tanzania Atomic Energy Commisison (TAEC), Prof Iddi Mkilaha has underlined the need to focus and ensure strict and comprehensive strategic training for all management working with radioactive materials. …The programme was organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and drew participants from different African countries. Guardian

Other Nuclear News

Iranian parliament panel OKs bill to design nuke ships A Iranian parliamentary committee has approved a bill requiring the government to design nuclear-powered merchant ships and provide them with nuclear fuel, an Iranian news agency reported Sunday. AP

Finland’s TVO says nuclear reactor not ready in 2014
Finnish electricity company TVO revealed on Monday a new delay in the operation of an EPR nuclear reactor being built by Areva and Siemens which is already five years late. AFP

Lithuania to hold referendum on new nuclear plant
Lithuania’s parliament on Monday called a referendum on plans for an atomic power plant to replace a Soviet-era facility closed under the terms of Lithuania’s entry into the European Union. AFP

An atom of doubt at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant
Opponents of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, under construction in Tamil Nadu, are raising fresh questions about the plant’s safety because of Indian government documents that they say reveal a problem in the design of one of the two reactors. Reuters

Jordan Becomes a Nuclear Research Hub, Despite Protests Jordan’s ambitions to become a regional nuclear research hub have encountered setbacks following a parliamentary suspension, on 30 May, of the country’s nuclear programme and a wave of anti-nuclear protests. SciDev

Nuclear weapon safety hindered by cuts, says MoD report
The safety of Britain’s nuclear weapons and nuclear-powered submarines is being increasingly jeopardised by spending cutbacks and staff shortages, according to a new report from the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Guardian

Opinion and Analysis

Nuclear regulator must address safety Sunday Times

Nuclear-free movement attracts new breed to massive Tokyo rally Asahi Shimbun

Nuclear Race in the Baltic Sea Region Belarus Digest

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