Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Monthly archives: October 2012

ONR regulates….graphite in nuclear reactors

October 31, 2012

The graphite moderator of the UK’s gas-cooled reactors fulfils key safety functions. (Image courtesy of Manchester University)

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ONR publishes progress report on Fukushima ‘lessons learned’

October 31, 2012

Safety benefits delivered, but there is always more work to do.

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Hinkley Point community forum: 26 September 2012

October 29, 2012

ONR has published notes of a public meeting between ONR and communities neighbouring Hinkley Point A, B and the proposed C nuclear power stations.

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ONR rolls out new security guidance to industry

October 29, 2012

The Office for Nuclear Regulation today issued new security guidance to the civil nuclear industry.

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UK chief nuclear inspector’s response to European Commission stress test report

October 4, 2012

Mike Weightman: “The stress test process was a valuable exercise, reinforcing the conclusions we had reached here in the UK.”

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Five more GDA issues closed on new reactor design

October 3, 2012

ONR and the Environment Agency have closed five more issues on the UK EPR reactor design, bringing the total number closed to nine.

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