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IAEA's Grossi visits Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

IAEA's Grossi visits Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has travelled across the military frontline to visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant for a fourth time.

Regulation & Safety 07 February 2024


Grossi to discuss Zaporizhzhia staffing concerns

Grossi to discuss Zaporizhzhia staffing concerns

The decision to block access for staff yet to sign a contract with the Russian operators of the occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, and its impact on safety, is going to be raised by International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi when he visits the site next week.

Regulation & Safety 02 February 2024


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UK strengthens nuclear regulation, IAEA mission finds

UK strengthens nuclear regulation, IAEA mission finds

The UK has a strong commitment to nuclear and radiation safety and has made progress to reinforce its regulatory functions, although recruitment challenges remain, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts said following its completion of a follow-up Integrated Regulatory Review Service mission.

Regulation & Safety 01 February 2024


IAEA mission reaffirms safety of Fukushima water release

IAEA mission reaffirms safety of Fukushima water release

Japan's discharge of treated water into the sea at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is consistent with international safety standards, the International Atomic Energy Agency Task Force monitoring the release has concluded in its first full report since the water discharge began last year.

Regulation & Safety 30 January 2024


Podcast: Newcleo's Andrew Murdoch on its lead-cooled fast reactor plans

Podcast: Newcleo's Andrew Murdoch on its lead-cooled fast reactor plans

Newcleo's UK operations managing director sets out the benefits of its lead-cooled fast reactor technology, its plans for a demonstrator reactor and MOX fuel factory in France, and its future goal of rolling out up to 20 of its reactors in the UK.

Perspectives 01 February 2024


Grossi to visit Zaporizhzhia, warns against complacency

Grossi to visit Zaporizhzhia, warns against complacency

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi says he will visit Ukraine, Russia and the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant within the next two weeks, with one aim being to ascertain long-term plans for the plant, such as any proposal to restart units.

Regulation & Safety 26 January 2024


IAEA sees 'significant progress' in Kenya's research reactor preparations

IAEA sees 'significant progress' in Kenya's research reactor preparations

Kenya is pursuing the development of the country's first research reactor, a stepping stone towards a future nuclear power programme, and invited an International Atomic Energy Agency mission to review the development of its national nuclear infrastructure.

Nuclear Policies 11 January 2024


IAEA sees Belgian commitment to waste management

IAEA sees Belgian commitment to waste management

Belgium has a robust national infrastructure for the management of radioactive waste and used fuel, an International Atomic Energy Agency mission has said, and recommended the development of consolidated policies for specific waste streams and for decision-making on a geological repository.

Waste & Recycling 08 January 2024


IAEA welcomes action on back-up power at Zaporizhzhia

IAEA welcomes action on back-up power at Zaporizhzhia

The International Atomic Energy Agency says a new system to ensure an immediate supply of back-up electricity if the main external line fails is a significant safety development - but has also outlined a list of areas of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant its experts want to inspect.

Regulation & Safety 04 January 2024


IAEA continues to seek reactor rooftop access at Zaporizhzhia

IAEA continues to seek reactor rooftop access at Zaporizhzhia

International Atomic Energy Agency experts were told that security concerns meant they would not be going ahead with their planned access to the reactor rooftops at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on 19 December.

Regulation & Safety 22 December 2023