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.

August 2, 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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02 August 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

Other Nuclear News

N. Korea vows to build nuclear arsenal North Korea said Tuesday it will keep building its nuclear capabilities, accusing the United States of trying to bring down the communist regime. UPI

Time short to stop Iran nuclear plan: Netanyahu Time is running out for the international community to halt Iran’s nuclear programme by peaceful means, the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, told U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Hindu

New nuclear in South Korea South Korea’s nuclear energy program continues apace, with first concrete being poured for unit 1 of the Shin Ulchin plant, while unit 1 at the Shin Wolsong plant has entered commercial operation. WNN

India develops submarine-launched ballistic missile, joins elite club India has successfully developed its first submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) for the indigenous nuclear submarine ‘INS Arihant’, joining an elite club of nations possessing such weaponry. Reuters

Nuclear watchdog candidate vows to make safety top priority Despite being criticized for having close ties to the nuclear energy sector, the nominee to become the head of the new nuclear safety watchdog said he would not hesitate to seek the halt of two nuclear reactors in Fukui Prefecture if active faults are found there. Asahi Shimbun

TEPCO receives $12.8 billion public bailout The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant was effectively nationalised Tuesday as it received one trillion yen ($12.8 billion) of taxpayer money to stay afloat.. AFP

Cleanup proposed for central Hanford ground water pollution The Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency are proposing a plan to clean up much of the radioactive and hazardous chemical ground water contamination over 35 years in a portion of central Hanford. AP

Opinion and Analysis

Nuclear weapon option stymies Japan’s policy Arizona Republic

Playing the nuclear card Korea Times

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