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Monthly archives: December 2012

Fukushima lessons learned: UK action plan published

December 31, 2012

UK National Action Plan, prepared for the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group, published by ONR on 31 December 2012

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ONR Chair welcomes honour for Chief Nuclear Inspector

December 29, 2012

Dr Mike Weightman was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in the New Year’s Honours list for services to nuclear safety.

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Annual publication of nuclear materials balance for 2011/2012

December 19, 2012

ONR published on 19 December 2012 the annual nuclear material balance for 2011/12

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ONR responds to letter in Daily Telegraph (Business)

December 18, 2012

ONR responds to letter in The Daily Telegraph (Business)

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ONR publishes it position statement on Bulk Quantities following consultation

December 18, 2012

ONR publishes it position statement on Bulk Quantities following consultation

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ONR publishes annual security report to Secretary of State

December 17, 2012

The Office for Nuclear Regulation has published its annual report on security within the UK’s civil nuclear industry.

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UK regulators confirm acceptance of new nuclear reactor design

December 13, 2012

The UK EPR reactor (image from Areva)

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Last issue with UK EPR reactor confirmed as closed

December 12, 2012

Last issue with UK EPR reactor confirmed as closed

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Twelve more issues closed on UK EPR reactor design

December 5, 2012

ONR and the Environment Agency confirmed on 5 December 2012 the closure of 12 more issues with the UK EPR generic design.

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EDF Energy decision on ‘lifetime extension’ – ONR position statement

December 4, 2012

EDF Energy has plans to operate Hunterston B (above) and Hinkley Point B nuclear power stations until 2023 [image from EDF Energy]

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