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  • News releases
    the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos News releases advanced Search Filter by year Select a year All year 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Previous 1 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 24 07 2008 12 28 pm Contamination of a hundred workers at Tricastin nuclear power plant Drôme France On 23 July 2008 ASN has been informed by EDF management of Tricastin NPP that during reactor 4 outage for maintenance works and for fuel reloading a hundred workers had been contaminated Read more 23 07 2008 12 00 am The ASN maintains monitoring measures in the region of Tricastin after the lifting of measures restricting water use On the 21st of July 2008 ASN proposed to the Préfet of Vaucluse that restrictions on water use in the region of Tricastin imposed by the order of the Préfet of July 11 2008 could be lifted on condition that the SOCATRI licensee implements comprehensive provisions for the monitoring of surface and ground waters until the end of August 2008 Read more 21 07 2008 12 00 am Radiological protection incident at Mafelec Isère ASN reclassifies the event to level 2 on the INES scale ASN was notified on 7th October 2008 by the Isère prefecture of a radiological protection incident that had occurred at Mafelec s Chimilin site relating to radiation emitted by lift buttons manufactured by the company Read more 18 07 2008 12 30 pm Rupture of an underground pipe of uranium liquid discharges at the FBFC plant in Romans sur Isere Drôme On July 17 2008 at 5 pm the Franco Belgian

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  • Bordeaux University: discovery of radioactive sources and incidental exposure of persons
    management IAEA Safety Reviews and Appraisals in France OSART Mission conducted in France WENRA Reports Section map Section map International International reference texts Euratom Treaty IAEA safety standards International conventions Bilateral relations ASN s counterparts Personnel exchanges between ASN and its foreign counterparts Multilateral relations in Europe The European Union Clubs of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Authorities Other organisations Multilateral assistance plans Multilateral relations outside Europe International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases Bordeaux University discovery of radioactive sources and incidental exposure of persons Print Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos Back to news list Level 2 incident at Bordeaux University discovery of radioactive sources and incidental exposure of persons 23 10 2015 1 00 pm Communiqué de presse On 18 September 2015 Bordeaux University Carreire Campus informed ASN of the discovery of two radioactive sources in a room in the INSERM laboratory The laboratory in question has not had a license to hold radioactive sources for many years now due to the cessation of its activities involving radioactive sources The two radioactive sources were discovered by the Bordeaux University prevention service in a very cluttered and regularly frequented room during a housekeeping operation carried out at the end of June 2015 As soon as they were discovered the sources were transferred for safe storage in a room specially intended for that purpose within the university campus On 4 September the university s radiation protection service conducted an inspection to determine the radiological characteristics of the retrieved sources Risks of irradiation and contamination were evidenced around one of the two sources It is an unidentified source displaying

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  • Flamanville reactor 2 incident: EDF decided to lift its emergency plan with ASN’s approval
    EPR construction site news European stress tests Milestones for complementary safety assessments ASN resolutions ASN report Targeted inspections Operators reports french only European stress tests CSA Videos Supervision of the epr reactor Principles for the construction of EPR Resources Project concerning the installation of an EPR at Penly Section map ASN About ASN Activities monitored by ASN The ASN doctrine The ASN strategy The ASN commission The ASN organisation Contact us Technical support ASN s Scientific Committee The IRSN The Advisory Committees Approving organisations and laboratories ASN s other technical support organisations Professional events Radon national action plan workshop International Conference on Modern Radiotherapy 2 4 December 2009 IAEA ASN workshop 22 23 March 2007 Symposium international NuPEER Convention on Nuclear Safety Joint Convention on the safety of spent fuel management IAEA Safety Reviews and Appraisals in France OSART Mission conducted in France WENRA Reports Section map Section map International International reference texts Euratom Treaty IAEA safety standards International conventions Bilateral relations ASN s counterparts Personnel exchanges between ASN and its foreign counterparts Multilateral relations in Europe The European Union Clubs of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Authorities Other organisations Multilateral assistance plans Multilateral relations outside Europe International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases Flamanville reactor 2 incident EDF decided to lift its emergency plan with ASN s approval Print Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos Back to news list Flamanville reactor 2 incident EDF decided to lift its emergency plan with ASN s approval 26 08 2015 6 30 am Communiqué de presse EDFs workers inspected the involved smoke emission room of the reactor n 2 of

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  • Flamanville reactor 2 incident: the ASN has activated its national emergency center
    the construction of EPR Resources Project concerning the installation of an EPR at Penly Section map ASN About ASN Activities monitored by ASN The ASN doctrine The ASN strategy The ASN commission The ASN organisation Contact us Technical support ASN s Scientific Committee The IRSN The Advisory Committees Approving organisations and laboratories ASN s other technical support organisations Professional events Radon national action plan workshop International Conference on Modern Radiotherapy 2 4 December 2009 IAEA ASN workshop 22 23 March 2007 Symposium international NuPEER Convention on Nuclear Safety Joint Convention on the safety of spent fuel management IAEA Safety Reviews and Appraisals in France OSART Mission conducted in France WENRA Reports Section map Section map International International reference texts Euratom Treaty IAEA safety standards International conventions Bilateral relations ASN s counterparts Personnel exchanges between ASN and its foreign counterparts Multilateral relations in Europe The European Union Clubs of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Authorities Other organisations Multilateral assistance plans Multilateral relations outside Europe International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases Flamanville reactor 2 incident the ASN has activated its national emergency center Print Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos Back to news list Flamanville reactor 2 incident the ASN has activated its national emergency center 26 08 2015 6 00 am Communiqué de presse On 26 August 2015 at 2 15 am EDF activated its emergency plan at the Flamanville nuclear power plant as consequence of smoke emission from the nuclear auxiliary building of the reactor n 2 which has been shut down for maintenance The involved installation is used for the treatment of radioactive waste At 3

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  • Background to the discovery of the anomaly affecting the Flamanville EPR reactor vessel
    The IRSN The Advisory Committees Approving organisations and laboratories ASN s other technical support organisations Professional events Radon national action plan workshop International Conference on Modern Radiotherapy 2 4 December 2009 IAEA ASN workshop 22 23 March 2007 Symposium international NuPEER Convention on Nuclear Safety Joint Convention on the safety of spent fuel management IAEA Safety Reviews and Appraisals in France OSART Mission conducted in France WENRA Reports Section map Section map International International reference texts Euratom Treaty IAEA safety standards International conventions Bilateral relations ASN s counterparts Personnel exchanges between ASN and its foreign counterparts Multilateral relations in Europe The European Union Clubs of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Authorities Other organisations Multilateral assistance plans Multilateral relations outside Europe International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases Background to the discovery of the anomaly affecting the Flamanville EPR reactor vessel Print Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos Back to news list Background to the discovery of the anomaly affecting the Flamanville EPR reactor vessel excessively high carbon content in the vessel closure head and vessel bottom head 31 07 2015 10 00 am Note d information On 7th April 2015 ASN made public the discovery of an anomaly in the composition of the steel in certain zones of the vessel closure head and the vessel bottom head of the Flamanville EPR reactor The new regulations of 2005 relative to nuclear pressure equipment provide for the qualification of the manufacturing processes not only by performing tests on the most sensitive zones zones subject to the greatest mechanical stresses or weld zones but also by performing tests on standard zones

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  • HERCA Workshop Implementation of RRPE & RPO
    of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Authorities Other organisations Multilateral assistance plans Multilateral relations outside Europe International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases HERCA Workshop Implementation of RRPE RPO Print Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos Back to news list HERCA Workshop Implementation of Radiation Protection Expert RPE Radiation Protection Officers RPO 22 07 2015 4 20 pm Note d information The Heads of the European Radiation protection Competent Authorities HERCA have organised on 6 8 July 2015 a workshop kindly hosted by the French nuclear Safety Authority ASN in its premises in Montrouge France on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert RPE and Radiation Protection Officer RPO This workshop is part of the HERCA Action Plan in relation with the transposition and implementation of the Directive 2013 59 Euratom Euratom BSS It has been organised by the HERCA Task Force on Education Training in Radiation Protection on behalf of HERCA in collaboration with the Dutch Authority for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection ANVS the Greek Atomic Energy Commission EEAE and the French Nuclear Safety Authority ASN The objectives of this workshop were to explore a common understanding of the new requirements on RPE RPO to exchange national approaches relating to the implementation of the BSS on RPE RPO Whenever possible to identify good practices with national implementation of RPE RPO to develop recommendations to be approved by HERCA to facilitate implementation of BSS on RPE and RPO To be sent to national authorities to comment on the draft guidance from ENETRAP III to develop a joint vision on future ambitions of HERCA on RPE RPO duties harmonisation

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  • Safety of EDF 1300 MWe reactors up to their fourth periodic safety review
    Multilateral assistance plans Multilateral relations outside Europe International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases Safety of EDF 1300 MWe reactors up to their fourth periodic safety review Print Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos Back to news list ASN has identified no generic elements liable to compromise EDF s capability to satisfactorily control the safety of its 1300 MWe reactors up to their fourth periodic safety review 17 07 2015 10 30 am Note d information In a letter from its Chairman Pierre Franck Chevet dated 20 th March 2015 ASN informed EDF that it has not at this stage identified any generic elements liable to compromise EDF s capability to satisfactorily control the safety of its 1300 MWe reactors up to the periodic safety review 1 associated with their fourth ten year inspection This generic position adopted by ASN in other words dealing with aspects common to all the reactors of the same plant series will be supplemented at a later date by a position statement reactor by reactor following analysis of the conclusions of the periodic safety review report transmitted by EDF for each reactor subsequent to its third ten year inspection Taking advantage of the design similarities between the twenty reactors of the 1300 MWe plant series EDF initiated a generic review of all the reactors of the plant series in 2010 This review more specifically consisted in conducting studies to reassess the safety of these reactors and determine the safety improvements changes to the design or to operations to be implemented on each one during its third ten year inspection VD3 2 ASN considers that the steps taken 3 or planned by EDF to assess the situation of its 1300 MWe reactors and satisfactorily manage their ageing up to the periodic safety review associated with their fourth ten year inspection are acceptable This assessment does not however take account of either the service aptitude evaluation of the 1300 MWe reactor vessels beyond 30 years of operation 4 nor the results of the inspections to be performed on the reactors on the occasion of their third ten year inspection Finally ASN considers that the modifications identified by EDF following this study phase will contribute to significantly improve the safety of these facilities These improvements more specifically concern strengthening the protection of the facilities against hazards reducing discharges of radioactive substances in case of an accident with or without core melt and preventing the risk of uncovering of the fuel assemblies stored in the spent fuel pool or during their handling Learn more Consult the letter to EDF Nuclear Operation Division Summary of generic studies performed as part of the third ten yearly outage safety reviews for the 1300 MWe reactors Consult the article on the periodic safety review process in french and the schedule for

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  • Flamanville 3 EPR commissioning authorisation application file
    Euratom Treaty IAEA safety standards International conventions Bilateral relations ASN s counterparts Personnel exchanges between ASN and its foreign counterparts Multilateral relations in Europe The European Union Clubs of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Authorities Other organisations Multilateral assistance plans Multilateral relations outside Europe International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD Other UN organisations Other associations of nuclear safety and radiation protection authorities International Commission on Radiological Protection Section map Home Information News releases Flamanville 3 EPR commissioning authorisation application file Print Mettre en favoris Share on Information News releases Publications ASN s videos Back to news list ASN considers that the Flamanville 3 EPR commissioning authorisation application file submitted by EDF needs to be supplemented 16 07 2015 5 00 pm Note d information On 19th March 2015 ASN received the commissioning authorisation application 1 and the partial commissioning authorisation application for the Flamanville 3 reactor submitted by EDF Article L 593 11 of the Environment Code effectively stipulates that ASN shall make the authorisation decision under the conditions defined by the decree of 2nd November 2007 2 The commissioning authorisation application submitted by EDF includes more specifically the safety report of the installation and its general operating rules ASN assisted by IRSN has carried out a preliminary review of this application to check that it contains all the documents required by the regulations and the necessary information to allow a full technical examination On completion of this review ASN considers that the file submitted by EDF must be supplemented to allow the technical examination to be carried out ASN informed EDF of its conclusions by letter dated 12th June 2015 and drew up a list of the complements corrections and justifications required for the various documents constituting the commissioning authorisation application file By decree of

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