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.

November 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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01 November 2012 IAEA Daily Press Review

IAEA in the News

N-accident zones set at 30-km radius / NRA decides to use IAEA standards The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Wednesday issued new guidelines to establish 30-kilometer-radius zones in which intensive disaster-prevention measures will be taken in preparation for a serious nuclear accident. Yomiuri Shimbun

The report on Atomic Energy Regulatory Board shows CAG lacks technical expertise The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), in its performance audit of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), highlighted deficiencies such as less effective regulatory control on medical x-ray units and lack of inspection of few types of radiation sources that have greater hazard potential, among others. Economic Times

Other Nuclear News

Radiation simulation had errors / Data wrongly entered for 6 N-plants on NRA’s meltdown scenario map A number of errors were found in the Nuclear Regulation Authority’s simulation of how highly radioactive substances would disperse from 16 nuclear power plants in the event of a nuclear accident Yomiuri Shimbun

Kalpakkam nuclear complex safe: officials Kalpakkam nuclear complex, located about 70km south of Chennai, is absolutely safe after Cyclone Nilam hit the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and both the units are operating normally, officials said on Wednesday. Hindustan Times

Hollande warns Iran after meeting Israeli PM French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday said he wanted “concrete acts” from Iran to prove it was not pursuing a nuclear arms drive after his first face-to-face meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. AFP
/ RFE/RL

Human Rights Chief Blasts West’s Discriminatory Position on Iran’s N. Issue Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani lashed out at the West for pursuing discriminatory approaches towards different countries, saying the western states which call themselves advocates of human rights pressure Iran for its peaceful nuclear program while closing their eyes to Israel’s atomic arsenals. FNA

Bulgaria Will Hold Referendum on Nuclear Plant Jan. 27 Bulgaria will hold a referendum on whether to build a new nuclear plant on Jan. 27, President Rosen Plevneliev said in e-mailed statement today. Bloomberg

Third of U.K. Nuclear-Safety Concerns Unresolved, Regulator Says A third of nuclear-safety concerns in the U.K. remain unresolved after the regulator outlined necessary improvements in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. Bloomberg

Opinion and Analysis

Domestic politics shaping the international debate over a nuclear IranWP

Letting Go of ‘Loose Nukes’FP

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