Australian news, and some related international items

Nuclear corporation AREVA guiding Nuclear Security policies

The roundtable was hosted by Vice President Biden.

AREVA CEO Lauvergeon Participates In Nuclear Security Summit, Nuclear Power Industry News, 21 April 2010, By Stephen Heiser – “……AREVA CEO Anne Lauvergeon participated in Nuclear Security Summit activities taking place this week in Washington, D.C.  President Obama and global leaders were meeting to pursue a comprehensive nuclear security agenda to secure vulnerable nuclear materials around the world in four years……

As part of the Summit activities, Anne Lauvergeon on April 14 has participated in a panel with industry leaders to discuss the security of highly enriched uranium and plutonium.  The event, sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute, is titled “The Role of the Private Sector in Securing Nuclear Materials.”

Anne Lauvergeon also participated in a roundtable discussion with nuclear industry leaders to talk about forming partnerships and working collaboratively to guarantee the safety and security of nuclear materials.  The roundtable was hosted by Vice President Biden.

AREVA has led the industry on the topic of non-proliferation and continues to demonstrate its leadership by its participation in conferences, support of key non-proliferation studies, and actions in support of international non-proliferation policy objectives.  Examples include the MOX project, U.S. Department of Energy Global Threat Reduction Initiative activities in research reactor conversions research, and transportation of fresh and spent fuel repatriation to the U.S. from overseas locations……….

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