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Published on 04/12/2020 • 04:45 pm

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Continued operation of the 900 MWe reactors beyond 40 years

On 3 December, ASN will open a public consultation on its website concerning the conditions for the continued operation of the 900 MWe reactors beyond their fourth periodic safety review.

Published on 16/09/2020 • 01:04 pm

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France Report under the European Euratom Directive

On July 22, 2020, France transmitted, to the European Commission, its report pursuant to Council Directive 2014/87/Euratom of July 8, 2014 amending Directive 2009/71/Euratom of June 25, 2009 establishing a Community framework for the safety of nuclear installations.

Published on 06/08/2020 • 05:06 pm

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The IAEA publishes a report on the Flamanville EPR reactor

ASN, the French nuclear safety authority, has posted on line the report of the pre-OSART (pre-operational safety review team) mission which was conducted from 17 June to 4 July 2019 at the Flamanville nuclear power plant (NPP) and concerned the EPR reactor currently under construction.

Published on 08/10/2018 • 10:55 am

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4th periodic safety review of the 900 MWe reactors: analysis of EDF's planned measures

As part of the ongoing consultation concerning the 4th periodic safety review of the 900 MWe reactors, ASN gives its initial analysis of the response notice to the objectives transmitted by EDF. This notice details the inspections and modifications EDF plans to implement on its reactors to meet the safety review objectives.