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 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.

Published on 21/12/2021 at 14:07

Stress corrosion phenomenon detected on the safety injection system of Civaux NPP reactor 1

On 21 October 2021, following ultrasonic inspections performed during the ten-yearly outage inspection of the Civaux NPP, EDF informed ASN that it had detected indications on welds on the elbows of the pipes connecting the safety injection system to the reactor’s main primary system. In order to identify the origin of these indications, the parts of the pipes concerned were cut for metallurgical analysis in the laboratory.
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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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