The International Atomic Energy Agency's governing board has scheduled a special meeting on Aug. 1 to consider a draft agreement laying out terms for the organization to monitor India's civilian nuclear programs, Reuters reported today (see GSN, July 14).
The North Korean cargo ship that attempted to illegally move Cuban weapons through the Panama Canal last month could be fined up to $1 million by the Panama Canal authority, Agence France-Presse reported.
North Korea could be within one to two months of resuming operations at a deactivated nuclear reactor but the production of additional plutonium will depend on an adequate supply of new fuel rods, the Associated Press reported on Monday, citing the Johns Hopkins University website 38 North.
As mining operations began at Baghalchore between 1977 and 1978, the PAEC established milling operations 20km east at the Dera Ghazi Khan site.  BC-1 processes uranium ore into uranium oxide concentrate. The International Atomic Energy Agency assesses the mill's processing capacity at 30 tons of uranium per year.  Although imagery analysis shows expansion of facilities at ...
The ETRR-1 is a 2MW Soviet-supplied tank-type VVR reactor.  The reactor's uses include solid-state research, nuclear and reactor physics, chemical research, isotope production, and biological irradiation.  The facility is under IAEAsafeguards,  and its spent fuel is of low proliferation risk since it contains only ...
A House intelligence committee report indicates that the proposed fiscal 2007 budget for the Office of the National Intelligence Director might be near $1 billion or more, the Washington Post reported today (see GSN, April 12).
WASHINGTON -- Former Senator Warren Rudman, a co-author of a prescient pre-Sept. 11 report on U.S. domestic security vulnerabilities, called this week for unlimited spending on port radiation detection efforts (See GSN, Nov. 27).