Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed:

New York Times: A bad Deal

‘President Bush has failed to achieve so many of his foreign policy goals, but last weekend he proved that he can still get what he really wants. The administration bullied and wheedled international approval of the president’s ill-conceived nuclear deal with India.’

Market Watch: New Small, Transportable Nuclear "Battery" from Hyperion Power Generation to be presented at International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) 52nd General Conference in Vienna, Austria

‘Members of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will have an opportunity to learn about Hyperion Power Generation's (HPG - unique, small, nuclear power module firsthand from the company's CEO at the 52nd General Conference September 29-October 3. John R. Grizz Deal, CEO and James Jones, director of business development, will personally staff an exhibit at the IAEA's annual conference in Vienna, Austria.’

The Times of India: We're helping Pak make use of nuke energy: China

‘Chinese foreign ministry has said that it will conduct its dealings with Pakistan on the nuclear issue in a responsible manner and continue to fulfil its international obligations on nuclear non-proliferation.’

Forbes: EDF's American Ambitions Take Quantum Jump

‘The promise of nuclear energy in the United States could lead to another international conquest for French operator Electricite de France, which has more firmly entrenched its existing position in U.S. company Constellation Energy.’

NewsRoom Finland: Finnish builders' union postpones nuclear site strike

‘The Finnish Construction Trade Union on Monday postponed the start of a strike affecting Teollisuuden Voima's Olkiluoto nuclear power station site by a week to 17 September. The union added that Rimec, a Cyprus-registered subcontractor at the site, had until 16 September to come up with an explanation of suspected wage and occupational healthcare irregularities.’

Swissinfo: Assessing risk to children from nuclear power

‘A study has been launched in Switzerland to investigate whether children living near nuclear reactors have a higher risk of cancer. The study - Childhood Cancer and Nuclear Power Plants in Switzerland - follows an analysis by German scientists last year that found a possible link between higher rates of leukaemia in children who live near nuclear power plants.’

Bloomberg: North Korea Faces Diplomatic Costs If Reactor Starts, U.S. Says

‘North Korea will face diplomatic and political costs if the regime restarts its nuclear reactor in breach of an international disarmament accord, the U.S. State Department said.’

IPS: Increased Nuclear Energy Demand Boosts Namibia

‘The worldwide scramble for energy sources due to dwindling fossil fuel reserves has placed renewed emphasis on nuclear energy as solution for future needs. As a result, Namibia in south-western Africa is experiencing a uranium boom.’