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

Bloomberg: McCain Nuclear Energy Revival May Cost $315 Billion

‘The Republican presidential nominee wants the plants built in time to help the U.S. meet a 29 percent increase in electricity demand by 2030. Industry estimates put their cost at $7 billion each. Barack Obama, McCain's Democratic opponent, is less specific about his plans, saying he wants to ``find ways to safely harness nuclear power.''’

Wall Street Journal: U.S. Accuses Iran Shipper Of Nuclear Aid

‘The U.S. Treasury Department accused Iran's national maritime carrier of helping the country's nuclear and missile programs, a formal move designed to pressure Iran amid stalled talks over its nuclear work. The Treasury, in designating the carrier as a "proliferator," said the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and 18 of its affiliated entities were secretly "providing logistical services" to Iran's military, falsifying shipping documents and using deceptive terms to describe shipments in order to hide their activities from foreign maritime officials.’

Threats Watch: New Nuclear Materials Detection Technology

‘A major resource of this country is the National Laboratory system. While sometimes the work done at the Labs is “basic research” area, other times, major breakthroughs occur in areas of significant and timely importance. Since September 11, 2001, one of the concerns for Homeland Security has been the tens of thousands of cargo containers entering our 93 maritime ports, and the possibility that one could contain contraband nuclear material.’

oHeraldo: Bush invites PM, may sign deal on Sept 25

‘US President George W Bush today invited Prime

Minister Manmohan Singh to the White House on September 25 when the two may sign the civil nuclear deal if it is approved by then. The Prime Minister, who will go to the United Nations for attending the General Assembly, will travel here for the meeting.’