IAEA Daily Press Review

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July 26, 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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26 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News


Nuclear expansion on track despite Fukushima: OECD report Strong expansion of nuclear power as a carbon-free energy source in Asia is expected to press ahead despite the Fukushima accident in Japan that soured sentiment in some countries, a benchmark report said on Thursday. … World nuclear capacity is, however, expected to grow by 44 percent to 99 percent by 2035, according to a biennial report from the United Nations nuclear body and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Reuters
/ The Hindu

Other Nuclear News

Iran Says Istanbul Nuclear Talks With EU Were ‘Positive’ Iran’s deputy chief nuclear negotiator said his meeting with a European Union official that aimed to establish common ground for another round of talks on the country’s atomic program was “positive.” Bloomberg

Sanctions won’t stop Iran’s nuclear work, top cleric says Western-led sanctions and diplomatic pressure will not force Iran to halt its nuclear program, Iran’s supreme leader said Wednesday. AP

Nuclear Iran more dangerous than preventing it: Israel Israel’s defence minister said on Wednesday that an Iran armed with nuclear weapons would be far more dangerous to the Jewish state than the possible consequences of preventing it from obtaining those arms. AP

Utilities to start fault surveys at nuclear plants in August Two electric power companies submitted plans July 25 to the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) for fresh surveys of possible active faults running under two nuclear plants. Asahi Shimbun

New Radiation Cleanup Tech Holds Promise A joint research team led by Showa Denko KK and a Tohoku University professor has developed technology that could aid in efforts to clean up radiation contamination from last year’s nuclear accident. Nikkei

Areva expands US services Areva is boosting its US capabilities by building a new technical centre and by forming an alliance with Northrop Grumman to provide cybersecurity support for nuclear facilities. WNN

TVA considering fuel made from nuclear weapons The Department of Energy is preparing an environmental impact statement on the use of fuel made from surplus nuclear weapons to power Tennessee Valley Authority nuclear plants. AP

Mexico, US launch programme to detect nuclear materials A programme to improve the detection and interdiction of illegal shipments of nuclear materials has been successfully implemented at Mexico’s four main ports, the US Embassy in Mexico City said. IANS-EFE

Anarchists threaten former Ansaldo executive Ansaldo Nucleare remains among the targets of an Italian anarchist group, with threats to a former senior staff member coming after an attack on the company’s CEO in May. WNN

Saudis ‘mull buying nukes from Pakistan’ King Abdallah of Saudi Arabia met Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in Jeddah a few days ago as Riyadh began sending its Special Forces to Pakistan for training. UPI

Opinion and Analysis

Revising Nuke Agreement with U.S Is a Top Priority Chosun Ilbo

Nuclear plant operators racing against the time to meet deadline India Today

Wither the Nuclear Triad? Maybe not. FP

Obsession with a safety myth Japan Times

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