Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Monthly archives: January 2018

Major steps forward in decommissioning work at Sellafield

January 12, 2018

Three major Sellafield projects that are subject to enhanced regulatory attention by ONR have made significant recent progress due in part to our engagement with the licensee. These key achievements will help reduce hazard and risk at Sellafield which will further enhance public safety at the site. Evaporator D Evaporator D, Sellafield In the first […]

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ONR, Euratom and regulation of nuclear safeguards

January 12, 2018

Mina Golshan As part of its preparations for Brexit, the UK Government announced its commitment to leaving Euratom, the European nuclear safety and research community that was set up in 1957 at the beginning of the European Economic Community. The Euratom treaty includes the provision of safeguards arrangements for non-proliferation of nuclear materials. Nuclear safeguards […]

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