Regulation and Safety rss

Public needs radiation awareness

12 September 2014

Radiation protection panel - WNA Sympo 2014 - 48Educating the public on the potential health effects of radiation should be a long-term process and not just take place in the aftermath of a major nuclear accident, a panel of radiation protection experts agreed.

Final restart approval nears for Sendai

10 September 2014

Sendai 48Japan's nuclear regulator has approved changes in the reactor installations of units 1 and 2 of the Sendai nuclear power plant, moving the units one step closer to restarting.

Detailed boiler inspections extend UK reactor shutdowns

04 September 2014

Investigations into potential cracks in boiler spines at two units at each of the Heysham I and Hartlepool sites are likely to take until the end of the year to complete, EDF Energy has announced.

Japan to test tritium removal technologies

10 September 2014

Japan has selected three overseas companies to construct demonstration projects to verify the suitability of their technologies for removing tritium from contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

ETAP addresses open-phase faults

09 September 2014

ETAP, the California headquartered software provider, has found a solution to open-phase fault conditions on plant distribution systems.

 

NRC approves final rule on used fuel storage

27 August 2014

The issuance of licences for new US nuclear power reactors and the extension of operating licences for existing ones will soon resume following the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's approval of a final rule on the continued storage of used fuel.