Decontamination experts at the former nuclear site at Dounreay, northern Scotland, are using the Cillit Bang household cleaner to remove radioactive plutonium stains.
The Telegraph 24th August 2009 more >>
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20,000 discarded uranium fuel rods stored in the Arctic Circle are corroding. The possible result? Detonation of a massive radioactive bomb experts say could rival the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
Belfast Telegraph 24th August 2009 more >>
The Bulgarian government of the GERB party is going to decide in September whether to go ahead with the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, or to kill the project.
novinite.com 23rd August 2009 more >>
A split has emerged in the Coalition over nuclear power.
Nationals Senate leader Barnaby Joyce told his party’s annual federal council meeting in Canberra at the weekend that a referendum should be held asking voters if they want nuclear power in Australia.
When asked if nuclear power was a Liberal Party policy, the Opposition’s environment spokesman Greg Hunt said it was not.
The Age 24th August 2009 more >>
Business Spectator 24th August 2009 more >>
IRAN has told world powers they must stop working against its atomic drive and instead adopt a policy of interaction with the Islamic republic to resolve the nuclear crisis.
News.com.au 24th August 2009 more >>
The Sydney Moirning Herald 24th August 2009 more >>
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Middle East Online 24th August 2009 more >>
Iran will continue to cooperate with the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, appearing to confirm Tehran had let inspectors access a reactor under construction after blocking visits for a year.
Haaretz.com 24th August 2009 more >>
USA – nuclear power
Nuclear power should be included as ‘renewable’ in the Federal energy bill according to some Southern governors.
Daily Press 24th August 2009 more >>
USA – nuclear weapons
The U.S. Department of Energy has signaled its intention to start additional production of tritium at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Sequoyah plant, near Chattanooga. Critics say, in addition to posing environmental and safety concerns, the move is undermining U.S. policy and the international nuclear nonproliferation treaty that it is a party to.
Tennessean.com 24th August 2009 more >>
COLOMBO: In a startling disclosure, the detained LTTE chief Kumaran Pathmanathan has told investigators that the rebels had tried to acquire nuclear weapons and know-how to be used against the Sri Lankan army.
The Economic Times 23rd August 2009 more >>
The Times of India 23rd August 2009 more >>
A resurgence of interest in new power plants is driving discovery of advanced materials.
Chemical and Engineering News 24th August 2009 more >>