On behalf of the State, ASN ensures the oversight of nuclear safety and radiation protection in order to protect people and the environment.

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Published on 26/11/2021 at 10:29

EPR Reactor: Information Letter n°23

ASN continued its monitoring of the construction of the Flamanville EPR reactor. In 2020 and 2021, it was particularly vigilant regarding the processing of the anomalies detected on the main primary and secondary system welds and the continuation of the reactor start-up tests. ASN also authorised partial commissioning of the installation to allow nuclear fuel to enter the site, starting on 26 October 2020 and ending on 24 June 2021. A look back at these notable events.

Published on 20/01/2022 at 15:41

New Year’s greetings to the press

On 19 January, its Chairman, Mr. Bernard Doroszczuk, presented ASN’s New Year’s greetings to the press.
The ASN Chairman underlined the fact that the safety of nuclear facilities and radiation protection in the industrial sector and in the transport of radioactive materials, was sustained at a satisfactory level in 2021, following on from similar results last year.
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ASN'S Annual Report

ASN'S Annual Report

The Nuclear Safety Authority presents its report on the state of nuclear safety and radiation protection in France in 2019.

This report is required by Article L. 592-31 of the Environment Code. It was submitted to the President of the Republic,  the Prime Minister and the Presidents of the Senate and the National Assembly and  transmitted to the Parliamentary Office for the  Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Choices, pursuant to the above-mentioned Article.

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