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Saturday, 02 August 2008 05:09
Nuclear Issues Looming Large

PEJ News - Joan Russow, Global Compliance Research Project - As we approach the commemoration of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, in August 2008, there are disturbing new developments in the area of nuclear issues. From a radioactive leak in Japan, from a US nuclear vessel - through an Intergovernmental Panel Chair supporting a nuclear energy deal, - through the International Atomic Energy Agency's possibly approving new nuclear deals with a state that has not ratified the non-proliferation treaty - to Israel
USS HOUSTON NUCLEAR POWER SUBMARINE HAD RADIOACTIVE LEAKS

It has been reported that the USS Houston nuclear submarine had radioactive leaks in Japan a few months ago, and the US only just revealed that these leaks had occurred. These US nuclear powered vessels enter international waters and national ports such as the Canadian ports of Halifax and Greater Victoria in Canada. These nuclear powered vessels are nuclear arms capable, and the US has a policy of neither confirm nor deny, to the port authorities, whether they have nuclear arms.

US-INDIA NUCLEAR DEAL: IAEA INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY IS PREPARED TO IGNORE THE NON-POLIFERATION TREATY.

The Bush administration's proposal to exempt India from long-standing NSG guidelines that require comprehensive IAEA safeguards as a condition of supply. (Philip White, Coordinator, Abolition 2000, US-India Deal Working Group).
The IAEA is considering exempting India. Groups can sign on to a petition against the IAEA relaxing standards. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Michael Mariotte, Nuclear Information and Resource Service.

IAEA VIOLATES PRINCIPLE THAT A REGULATOR MUST NOT A PROMOTER BE

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was initially set up in the 1960's to regulate nuclear energy; they have, however, become one of the strongest proponents of nuclear energy. A fundamental regulatory principle of the "separation of function
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