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IAEA Mission Says Jamaica Strengthens Research Reactor Safety, Sees Room for Further Enhancements

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of a research reactor in Jamaica showed continuous commitment to safety after its successful conversion to use low enriched uranium (LEU) instead of high enriched uranium (HEU) as fuel. Read more →

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Top Nuclear Scientists Discuss Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles at IAEA International Conference

Some 700 nuclear engineers, scientists and decision-makers from more than 30 countries are meeting this week in Yekaterinburg, Russia, for high-level discussions on fast reactors (FRs) and related fuel cycles, which hold out the promise of providing clean and sustainable energy for thousands of years. Read more →

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Large-scale International Exercise Evaluating Response to a Nuclear Emergency Concludes after 36 Hours

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) along with 82 Member States and 10 international organizations concluded a two-day international emergency exercise yesterday that tested responses to a simulated accident at a nuclear power plant in Hungary. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Notes Enhancements in Polish Regulatory Safety Framework, Areas for Improvement

An IAEA team of experts said Poland has significantly enhanced its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, while noting that work remains in implementing its nuclear and radioactive waste-management programmes. Read more →

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IAEA Tests Global Emergency Response in Largest Ever Nuclear Accident Simulation

The largest-ever international exercise simulating the global emergency response to a nuclear accident took place this week, involving hundreds of participants from 82 countries and 11 international organizations. Read more →

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