Nuclear News: May 8, 2015

 

Credit: Stephen Melkisethian (Flickr)

Credit: Stephen Melkisethian (Flickr)

Senate Approves Bill on Reviewing Iran Nuclear Deal, May 7

The Senate gave overwhelming approval Thursday to legislation that would establish a congressional review for a proposed nuclear deal with Iran, as Republican leaders set aside efforts from their own rank and file to amend the carefully crafted bipartisan compromise. Full Story

NUCLEAR COOPERATION
Canada Eyes More Nuclear Cooperation with South Korea: Minister, Yonhap News Agency, May 3
US Firms Target Revival in Domestic Mo-99 Production, World Nuclear News, May 1

NUCLEAR ENERGY
China Starts Building First Hualong One Unit, World Nuclear News, May 7
Kazakhstan Allocates One Million Euros for Chernobyl Shelter, The Astana Times, May 6
Africa’s Nuclear Boom, CNBC Africa, May 6
Westinghouse Applauds Brazilian Government’s Nuclear Energy Plans, Market Watch, May 4

NUCLEAR SAFETY AND SECURITY
Nuclear Waste Facility Could Go $40 Billion Over Budget, The Fiscal Times, May 5
Test Run Signals Start of Waste Shipments to Nevada, The LA Review Journal, May 4
Russia’s Corruption in Nuclear Industry a US Concern, International Business Times, May 2

COMMENTARY
No Matter the Election Result, Trident is Here to Stay, The Guardian UK, May 6
Interview with Yukiya Amano, UN News Centre, May 1

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