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The Canadian Press: Nuclear safety watchdog rejected AECL report into isotope controversy: documents

‘The nuclear safety regulator wanted Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd to explain why an earthquake-resistant emergency power supply wasn't connected to the aging National Research Universal reactor's two most crucial heavy water pumps. […] In December 2005, AECL had declared that all safety upgrades made to the NRU reactor were "fully operational" - neglecting to mention that the back-up emergency power supply wasn't connected.’

International Herald Tribune: Court softens restrictions on Pakistani nuclear scientist

‘A high court here ordered the easing of some restrictions Monday that had been placed on the disgraced Pakistani scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who confessed to having run an illicit global nuclear-proliferation program. Khan has been under de facto house arrest since 2004.’

Yahoo! News: US offers nuclear proposal to NKorea

‘The United States has proposed a mechanism for verifying North Korea's claims about its nuclear past, Washington's top envoy to the nuclear talks said Monday.’

RIA Novosti: Russia's leading uranium miner to set up JV with France's Areva

‘Russia's leading uranium mining company Atomredmetzoloto, owned by state nuclear power corporation Atomenergoprom, said on Monday it intends to set up a joint venture with France's Areva.’

Yahoo! News: 15 French nuclear employees contaminated

‘Electricite de France says 15 workers were exposed to radioactive contamination while carrying out maintenance at a nuclear plant in the French Alps.’

iStockAnalyst: Wind, Wave and Tide Can Make Our Nation World Giant in Green Energy

‘Speaking to The Scotsman ahead of the conference, which is taking place at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow this week, Dr Sayigh said: "The Scottish Government wants to be the Saudi Arabia equivalent of renewable energy in the world. They can be that.”’