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July 19, 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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19 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

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Nuclear detector installed at Belawan Seaport The Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (Bapeten) officially launched on Wednesday the operation of a radiation portal monitor (RPM) at Belawan Seaport in Medan, North Sumatra, to detect the possible entry of nuclear materials and radioactive substances into Indonesia. …Bapeten head Asnatio Lasman said the detector was donated by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and was the first given to Indonesia. Jakarta Post

Other Nuclear News

2 Fukushima nuclear fuel rods removed
A giant crane removed two fuel rods from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant Wednesday, starting the long and delicate process to reduce the risk of more radiation escaping into the environment. AP

Japan to restart second reactor amid faultline concerns Japan will on Wednesday restart its second nuclear reactor after the Fukushima crisis closed the nation’s atomic power plants, even as fresh concerns surfaced about the unit’s positioning near a faultline. Reuters

Radiation from Fukushima probably will kill 130 people: research
Radiation released into the air by the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant most likely will cause the cancer deaths of about 130 residents of Japan, although the toll could possibly go as high as 1,300, Stanford researchers said Tuesday. LA Times

Belarus, Russia sign nuclear power plant deal Belarus and Russia signed here Wednesday a general contract for developing the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) on Wednesday. Xinhua

Kazakhstan hopes uranium, oil and gas will fuel its future
The featureless plains of Kazakhstan belie what riches lie buried beneath them. CNN

Opinion and Analysis

Nuclear weapons ‘can be traded in’ UKPA

Path to advance Iran nuclear talks choked by growing tensions AP

Price of collusion Hindu

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