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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


IAEA says in-field verification back above pre-pandemic levels

IAEA says in-field verification back above pre-pandemic levels

The International Atomic Energy Agency says it conducted more than 3000 in-field verification activities at more than 1300 nuclear facilities and locations, with more than 14,600 days in the field in 2021 - as well as 2135 additional days in the field spent in quarantine.

Regulation & Safety 15 June 2022


IAEA team review Angra extension preparations

IAEA team review Angra extension preparations

The Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation review of plans to extend the operating lifetime of Angra 1 from 40 to 60 years reported on progress in addressing recommendations made by an International Atomic Energy Agency review in 2018.

Regulation & Safety 13 June 2022


Iran to remove monitoring cameras

Iran to remove monitoring cameras

Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that it will remove 27 cameras used by the agency to verify and monitor the country's implementation of its nuclear commitments under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Regulation & Safety 10 June 2022


Nuclear science to help tackle monkeypox, Lassa fever

Nuclear science to help tackle monkeypox, Lassa fever

Participants in a programme launched by the IAEA during the COVID-19 pandemic have agreed to step up joint efforts to fight the monkeypox and Lassa fever viruses using nuclear science.

Regulation & Safety 09 June 2022


Grossi says Zaporizhzhia mission ‘an obligation’ for Ukraine and IAEA

Grossi says Zaporizhzhia mission ‘an obligation’ for Ukraine and IAEA

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency says that the Ukrainian government "at the highest levels" has requested a mission be sent to Zaporizhzhia - although the country’s nuclear regulator and its power plant operator Energoatom have both said that it should not take place until Russian forces leave the site.

Regulation & Safety 09 June 2022


IAEA assesses Slovenia's radwaste programme

IAEA assesses Slovenia's radwaste programme

Slovenia has a "comprehensive, robust and well-functioning system" for used nuclear fuel and radioactive waste management, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded. However, it noted areas where it could be further enhanced.

Waste & Recycling 07 June 2022


IAEA completes follow-up mission to Chernobyl

IAEA completes follow-up mission to Chernobyl

The International Atomic Energy Agency last week concluded a mission to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine and the surrounding Exclusion Zone after carrying out planned nuclear safety, security and safeguards activities there. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said he is trying to organise a mission to the Zaporizhzhia plant, which remains under the control of Russian military forces.

Regulation & Safety 06 June 2022