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Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration’s Case

Categories: Congress,Energy,Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2015/07/245369.htm

Testimony of Secretary of State Kerry before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 7/28/2015 defending the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement with Iran.  From the State Department

 

Technology Assessment: Nuclear Reactors: Status and Challenges in Development and Deployment of New Commercial Concepts

Categories: Energy,Nuclear Energy,Science/Technology

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/671686.pdf

Discusses the status of new reactor concepts such as light water small modular reactors, the intended benefits of new advanced reactor concepts, and the challenges associated with bringing these new reactors online.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Iran Nuclear Agreement

Categories: Energy,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R43333.pdf

Provides background information on the Iran Nuclear Agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and the arguments of its defenders and critics.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities

Categories: Great Britain,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/LIF-2015-0025/LIF-2015-0025.pdf

Describes the background and provisions of the deal which commits Iran to reducing its stockpile of enriched uranium and limiting further enrichment activities in exchange for sanctions relief.  From the House of Lords Library

 

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: Vienna, 14 July 2015

Categories: Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://eeas.europa.eu/statements-eeas/docs/iran_agreement/iran_joint-comprehensive-plan-of-action_en.pdf

Text of the agreement between Iran, the U.S. and the P5+1 partners to ensure that Iran’s nuclear programme will be peaceful.  See also the Five Annexes to the agreement.   From the White House and the European Union

 

Briefing to the Press on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Categories: Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2015/07/244885.htm

Press conference where Secretary of State John Kerry announces details of the nuclear deal between Iran,  the U.S., and the P5+1 partners, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.   From the State Department

 

Iran: Efforts to Achieve a Nuclear Accord

Categories: Energy,Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R43333.pdf

Provides background information on Iran’s nuclear program, the details of the Joint Plan of Action interim agreement of November 2013, and the efforts to reach a comprehensive agreement since April 2015.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

Nuclear Power Assessment Study Final Report

Categories: Nuclear Energy,Science/Technology

http://fas.org/nuke/space/npas-2015.pdf

Examines the prospects for the use of nuclear power in civilian space missions over the next 20 years.  Completed in February 2015 but withheld from public disclosure until June 2015 for security concerns.  From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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