IAEA Daily Press Review

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October 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 October 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News

Workshop on dengue: To fight virus, mosquitoes to be made infertile Sterile insect techniques (SIT) will be introduced in Pakistan to minimise the risk of an outbreak of dengue fever. …Organised by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the workshop aims to enable participants to help in evolving a long-term strategy for dengue control. Express Tribune
/ Nation
/ Pakistan Daily Times

Other Nuclear News

Israel says Iran has pulled back from the brink of nuclear weapon – for now Iran has drawn back from its ambition to build a nuclear weapon but the respite is only temporary and Tehran will still have to be confronted by next summer, Ehud Barak, the Israeli defence minister, said on Tuesday. Telegraph
/ NYT
/AFP
/Reuters

US, Europe see hope in future Iran nuclear talks, but will press on with sanctions The U.S. and the European Union said Tuesday they’ll press on with sanctions against Iran, even as they hope the promise of new negotiations could lead to a diplomatic solution ending the nuclear standoff. AP
/ AFP

Nuclear-Power Industry Survives Sandy’s Readiness Test Hurricane Sandy’s wrath shows that U.S. regulators should swiftly implement nuclear-safety rules developed after Japan’s Fukushima disaster, a top lawmaker said, as industry officials said the lack of major problems during the storm showed that they were ready. Bloomberg
/ AP
/ NYT

Anti-nuke group seeks Embassy support People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) activists spearheading a campaign against the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu wrote letters to various High Commissions/Embassies here, urging them to support their peaceful and non-violent struggle to stop the functioning of the plant they consider unsafe. IBNS

AEC Chairman: India To Launch Eight Nuclear Power Reactors Eight pressurized heavy water reactors will be launched, each of 700 MW, at four different sites in Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Kaiga in Karnataka during the 12th five year plan, the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, R. K. Sinha, announced on Tuesday. Asian Scientist

BARC scientists named in first Higgs Boson paper In an effort to allay fears of radiation in light of nationwide protests against nuclear power plants, the atomic energy establishment will further strengthen their public outreach programmes across the country. Hindustan Times

‘Human Error’ Blamed for Wolseong Reactor Shutdown The shutdown of the No. 1 nuclear reactor at the Wolseong power station on Monday was the result of human error, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power said Tuesday. Chosun Ilbo

China makes nuclear power development China has built its first experimental fast neutron reactor which will help make better use of the nuclear energy. Xinhua

Underground nuclear plant may be safer from attacks Siting a nuclear power plant underground may be the best option should Singapore decide to build one, said a National University of Singapore civil engineering professor who has done research on the topic. Straits Times

Russia to build nuclear technology center in Vietnam The Russian government will build nuclear science centers in Hanoi and Da Lat city, in Lam Dong province, in the Central Highlands. VietNamNet Bridge

Chile thinking again of nuclear power use Chile is thinking again of meeting its future energy needs with nuclear power, after more than a year of hesitation and delays caused by the March 2011 Fukushima atomic reactor disaster in Japan. UPI

Pawb anti-nuclear campaign: Britain is ‘odd man out’ Opponents to plans for a new nuclear power station on Anglesey say the Fukushima disaster has left Britain “the odd man out” as other countries shun this form of energy. BBC

Opinion and Analysis

The day after we attack IranChicago Tribune

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