Italian nuclear safety agency board named

08 November 2010

Italy's Council of Ministers has agreed on the board members of the country's Agency for Nuclear Safety (ASN). Former health minister and noted oncologist Umberto Veronesi has been named as the agency's president. Veronesi is joined by nuclear scientists Maurizio Cumo and Marco Enrico Ricotti, ministry of environment chief of staff Michele Corradino and magistrate and terrorism expert Stefano Dambruoso. The long-awaited formal announcement of the ASN board means that Italy has completed another step on the road to its nuclear energy renaissance.