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SKB receives permit to expand Clab capacity

SKB receives permit to expand Clab capacity

Sweden's Land and Environment Court has granted radioactive waste management company Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB an environmental permit to increase the amount of used nuclear fuel in the Clab interim storage facility at Oskarshamn from 8000 tonnes to 11,000 tonnes.

Waste & Recycling 23 June 2022


Ukraine latest: Energoatom looks to future, SNRIU updates EU regulators

Ukraine latest: Energoatom looks to future, SNRIU updates EU regulators

Ukraine’s nuclear power plant operator Energoatom says it has held talks with US firm Westinghouse to discuss actions including preparing regulatory documentation for the planned construction of new nuclear power units.

Regulation & Safety 22 June 2022


UK developing regulatory framework for fusion

UK developing regulatory framework for fusion

Future fusion energy facilities will continue to be regulated by the Environment Agency and Health & Safety Executive, the UK government has confirmed in its response to a consultation seeking views on the regulatory framework for ensuring the safe and effective rollout of fusion energy. Fission power plants are regulated by the Office for Nuclear Regulation.

Regulation & Safety 21 June 2022


IAEA team completes Indian regulatory review

IAEA team completes Indian regulatory review

India's nuclear regulator shows a strong commitment and professionalism to ensuring nuclear and radiation safety in the country, an International Atomic Energy Agency mission has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 21 June 2022


Finland has reinforced its nuclear security regime, says IAEA

Finland has reinforced its nuclear security regime, says IAEA

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has completed a follow-up nuclear security advisory mission to Finland. The International Physical Protection Advisory Service mission included a review of the legislative and regulatory framework for the physical protection of nuclear material and associated facilities and activities.

Regulation & Safety 17 June 2022


IAEA progress report on regulatory plans for Fukushima water release

IAEA progress report on regulatory plans for Fukushima water release

The International Atomic Energy Agency task force that carried out a mission to Japan in March to review regulatory plans for the discharge of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi plant into the sea has published its initial findings.

Regulation & Safety 16 June 2022


US and Canadian regulators complete joint review of Terrestrial’s IMSR

US and Canadian regulators complete joint review of Terrestrial’s IMSR

Terrestrial Energy said that the joint technical review of its integral molten salt reactor is an "important step forward" and it "paves the way for further cross-border collaboration".

Regulation & Safety 08 June 2022


First Japanese BWR cleared for restart

First Japanese BWR cleared for restart

The governor of Japan's Shimane prefecture has approved the restart of unit 2 at Chugoku Electric Power Company's Shimane nuclear power plant. His approval marks the completion of the process to gain the consent of local communities for the 789 MWe boiling water reactor to resume operation.

Regulation & Safety 06 June 2022


French regulator reviews Chooz A decommissioning

French regulator reviews Chooz A decommissioning

The Chooz A nuclear reactor, built into a hillside, is the first pressurised water reactor to be decommissioned in France. In its latest review of progress the French nuclear regulator says monitoring of the action plan on site could be improved, but it approved the continued decommissioning activities.

Waste & Recycling 31 May 2022


Temelín 2 clear for longer operation

Temelín 2 clear for longer operation

ČEZ of the Czech Republic has been granted a licence to continue operating Temelín 2. The reactor has operated for 20 years and ČEZ hopes for another 40 years of operation at least.

Regulation & Safety 27 May 2022