IAEA Daily Press Review

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.

July 31, 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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31 July 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News


IAEA Begins to Check Disaster Impact on Onagawa N-Plant The International Atomic Energy Agency began a research mission at the Onagawa nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan on Monday to check the impact of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami on its facilities. Jiji
/ Kyodo

Other Nuclear News

Iran expects to hold more nuclear talks – foreign minister Iran expects to hold more talks with world powers on its nuclear programme following an inconclusive round of negotiations in Istanbul earlier this month, its foreign minister said in a newspaper interview published on Monday. Reuters

Automatic shutdown at S. Korea nuclear reactor A South Korean nuclear reactor went into automatic shutdown on Monday apparently after a malfunction, plant operators said, while ruling out a possible radiation leak. AFP

Japan’s Chubu sees 1-yr delay in nuclear plant safety steps Japan’s third biggest utility, Chubu Electric Power Co, said on Monday there would be a year’s delay, until December 2013, in the completion of safety measures needed for the restart of its sole nuclear plant. Reuters

Ministry tries to justify fallout data delay The science ministry has claimed it was appropriate to withhold radiation fallout forecasts from the public immediately after the Fukushima reactor meltdowns because the data were “based on assumptions.” Kyodo

State Department Sought to Put Taiwan Nuclear Trade Pact Ahead in Queue, by Elaine M. Grossman The U.S. State Department moved nearly a year ago to put Taiwan ahead of other nations with which Washington hoped to pursue a nuclear trade agreement, drafting text for a renewal pact that would include a key nonproliferation pledge by Taipei. National Journal

EnBW says won’t sue Germany over nuclear exit German power group EnBW said Monday it will not join other utility companies in filing a complaint with Germany’s top court over compensation for Berlin’s decision to abandon nuclear power. AFP

Regulator warns of design vulnerability Nuclear regulators have instructed licensees of US nuclear power plants to provide information about the designs of their electric power systems after an incident earlier this year revealed a potential weak spot. WNN

Opinion and Analysis

Govts Boost Nukes While Cutting Aid, Social Services International Press Service

Use Fukushima lessons to improve nuke plant safety Korea Herald

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