Regulation and Safety rss

Finnish, Indian regulators to cooperate

16 October 2014

Mukherjee and Niinisto 48The Finnish and Indian nuclear regulators are to exchange information following the signing of a cooperation agreement between the two countries.

New rules in Canada for emergency preparation

14 October 2014

Canadian nuclear safety regulators have updated regulations for the country's nuclear power plant operators to prepare for and manage emergency situations.

Duke seeks approval to buy generating assets

13 October 2014

Duke Energy Progress has filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for approval to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency's generating assets, including stakes in three of its power reactors.

Westinghouse rapped over worker medicals

15 October 2014

Vasteras fuel factory 48Westinghouse has been criticised by the Swedish nuclear regulator for failing to carry out required medical examinations of some workers at its fuel fabrication plant in Västerås.

ANS concerns over Section 402

14 October 2014

The American Nuclear Society has written to a Senate committee expressing its concerns that a new bill will politicize the way the national nuclear regulator oversees security of radiological materials.

Upgrade ultimatum for Swedish plants

10 October 2014

A round of safety improvements to ensure core cooling in scenarios similar to those of the accident at Fukushima Daiichi have been announced by the Swedish regulator, which unusually made its statement in a newspaper article.