IAEA Daily Press Review

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July 25, 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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25 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News


IAEA Meeting on Radioactive Materials Trafficking A meeting of member state representatives to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) this week is aimed at improving how states share information about incidents involving illegal trafficking and other unauthorized activities and events involving nuclear material and other radioactive material. OHS

Other Nuclear News

Iran Ups Uranium Enrichment Iran is defiantly forging on with its controversial nuclear activities by activating hundreds more uranium enrichment centrifuges, according to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. AFP

EU-Iran officials hold talks on nuclear row European and Iranian diplomats appeared to make little headway as they met in Turkey on Tuesday in a bid to seek common ground in the protracted negotiations on Tehran’s disputed nuclear drive. AFP
/ NYT
/ Xinhua

Japan PM atomic energy stance on trial in local poll Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s post-Fukushima nuclear energy policy will be on trial in a local governor’s election on Sunday, where an upset victory by a renewable energy candidate would deal Noda’s wobbly administration a new blow. Reuters

Exec admits falsifying nuclear data at Fukushima An executive of a subcontractor has admitted he told his workers to put lead covers over their dosimeters to falsify radiation exposure levels while engaging in restoration work at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Yomiuri Shimbun-ANN

Conflict on nuclear pact South Korea and the United States have shown little progress in their talks on the bilateral nuclear treaty although they have held five rounds of negotiations since 2010 to rewrite the accord that is set to expire in March 2014. Korea Times
/ Asahi Shimbun
/ Yonhap

Nuclear deals “behind closed doors” could damage low-carbon plans Perceptions that decisions on nuclear contracts for difference are being made “behind closed doors” could be “hugely damaging” to the UK’s low-carbon plans, according to a new report. Power Engineering

French Nuclear Dismantling Funds May Fall Short, Report Says Electricite de France SA and Areva SA (AREVA), along with other French nuclear operators, may not be setting aside enough funds to pay for future dismantling of reactors and treatment and storage of atomic waste, according to a parliamentary report. Bloomberg

Convoy taking Italian spent nuclear fuel to France: reports A rail convoy carrying highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel from Italy to France set off from the northern Italian town of Saluggia overnight, Italian media reported Tuesday. AFP

Companies agree on Spanish uranium projects Disputes over a venture to revive uranium mining in Spain have been resolved with an agreement that sees Berkeley Resources waive its rights to mine in reserves where Enusa has already begun rehabilitation. WNN

Opinion and Analysis

View:Nuclear nexus in the NSG Daily Times

What’s working in Pakistan CNN

Japan Retreats from a Nuclear-Free Future Spiegel

Opportunity after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima SPX

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