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The Mission of the Nuclear Safety Council is to protect the workers, the public and the environment against the harmful effects of ionizing radiation, by assuring the safe operation of nuclear and radioactive facilities and by establishing preventive and corrective measures against radiological emergencies, whatever their origin.

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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Directors for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection’s Oaths of Office ceremony at CSN

Directors for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection’s Oaths of Office ceremony at CSN

Antonio Munuera Bassols and María Fernanda Sánchez Ojanguren took the oaths of office today as Nuclear Safety Director General and Radiation Protection Director General, respectively, at a ceremony held at...

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Monday, 15 April 2013

María Luisa Rodríguez, appointed CSN General Secretary

María Luisa Rodríguez, appointed CSN General Secretary

María Luisa Rodríguez López took the oaths of office today as General Secretary of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council at a ceremony held at the nuclear regulatory authority's headquarters. She...

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Wednesday, 03 April 2013

Rosario Velasco, vice-chairwoman of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council

Rosario Velasco, vice-chairwoman of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council

The Board of Commissioners of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) approved the nomination of commissioner Rosario Velasco García as vice-chairwoman.

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Tuesday, 02 April 2013

Chairman Marti and commissioners Velasco, Narbona and Castelló’s Oaths of Office ceremony at Parliament

Chairman Marti and commissioners Velasco, Narbona and Castelló’s Oaths of Office ceremony at Parliament

The chairman of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN), Fernando Marti, and commissionners Rosario Velasco, Fernando Castelló and Cristina Narbona took the oaths of office today at a ceremony held...

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Monday, 25 February 2013

The Council of Ministers approves the appointments of Rosario Velasco and Fernando Castelló as CSN commissioners

The Council of Ministers approves the appointments of Rosario Velasco and Fernando Castelló as CSN commissioners

Spain' s Council of Ministers held on 22 February approved by Royal Decrees 138/2013 y 139/2013 the appointments of Mrs. Rosario Velasco García and Mr. Fernando Castelló Boronat as commissioners...

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Friday, 28 December 2012

Fernando Marti and Cristina Narbona, appointed chairman and commissioner of the Nuclear Safety Council (CSN)

Fernando Marti and Cristina Narbona, appointed chairman and commissioner of the Nuclear Safety Council (CSN)

Spain's Council of Ministers has appointed Mr. Fernando Marti Scharfhausen as Chairman of the Nuclear Safety Council (CSN). This appointment was endorsed yesterday by Parliament's Commission of Industry, Energy and...

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Thursday, 27 December 2012

CSN submits Spain’s National Action Plan to the European Commission following the ‘Stress Tests’ process to nuclear power plants

CSN submits Spain’s National Action Plan to the European Commission following the ‘Stress Tests’ process to nuclear power plants

The Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) has submitted today the National Action Plan to the European Commission elaborated in the framework of the post-Fukushima process and formerly approved by the...

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Thursday, 25 October 2012

CSN holds a public seminar on ‘Results of the stress tests performed in Spanish nuclear power plants’

CSN holds a public seminar on ‘Results of the stress tests performed in Spanish nuclear power plants’

The Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN), in collaboration with the Association of municipalities nearby nuclear facilities (AMAC), presented this morning the results of the stress-tests performed on Spanish nuclear power...

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Tuesday, 09 October 2012

The European Commission publishes its communication on the results of the stress tests for nuclear power plants

The European Commission publishes its communication on the results of the stress tests for nuclear power plants

The European Commission has published this morning its communication to the Council and Parliament on the results of the stress tests on European nuclear power plants. In regard to the...

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Friday, 28 September 2012

The European Commission undertakes an Article 35 Euratom verification mission at uranium mines in Salamanca and Jaén

The European Commission undertakes an Article 35 Euratom verification mission at uranium mines in Salamanca and Jaén

Under Article 35 of the Euratom Treaty, a European Commission (EC) verification team, from the Directorate-General for Energy, has undertaken during this week a verification mission of the radiological surveillance...

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Friday, 14 September 2012

A review team visits Trillo NPP to analyse the implementation of the safety measures agreed after the accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi

A review team visits Trillo NPP to analyse the implementation of the safety measures agreed after the accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi

A team of European experts visited yesterday Trillo Nuclear Power Plant (Guadalajara) in the framework of the Post-Fukushima Follow-up Action Plan of the peer review of the stress tests performed...

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012

CSN to submit to Nuclenor a new Complementary Technical Instruction for permanent shutdown documentation of Garoña NPP

CSN to submit to Nuclenor a new Complementary Technical Instruction for permanent shutdown documentation of Garoña NPP

The Board of Commissioners of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) has approved in today' s Plenary Meeting to submit a new Complementary Technical Instruction (CTI) to Nuclenor (Santa María...

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Monday, 27 August 2012

CSN analyzes the incident in Doel 3 NPP (Belgium) and its relationship with the Spanish plants

CSN analyzes the incident in Doel 3 NPP (Belgium) and its relationship with the Spanish plants

The Belgium Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC) held a meeting in Brussels last August 16th with several international nuclear regulators after the detection of flaws in the Doel-3 NPP...

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Monday, 28 May 2012

New appointments at the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN)

New appointments at the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN)

Mr. Fernando Castelló Boronat was appointed new CSN Commissionner on May 11th 2012, replacing CSN Commissioner Dr. Luis Gámir Casares. Furthermore, CSN Board of Commissioners approved on May 24th 2012...

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Friday, 23 March 2012

International experts conclude the peer review to Spain with a "positive assessment" on the stress tests

International experts conclude the peer review to Spain with a "positive assessment" on the stress tests

The international experts in charge of the peer review to Spain have completed their work today. The delegation, which began the mission on Monday, has drafted a preliminary report whose...

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Plants

Facilities in the dismantling phase

  The facilities in the dismantling phase are those nuclear and fuel cycle installations whose production activities have come to an...

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Radioactive facilities

  Radioactive facilities are premises, laboratories or factories in which radioactive materials are handled, stored or produced, apparatus producing ionising radiations...

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Fuel cycle facilities

The fuel cycle includes all the phases of the process, from the extraction of uranium ore for the manufacturing...

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Nuclear Power Plants

  In Spain there are six nuclear power plants in operation.  Two of these, Almaraz and Ascó, are twin unit plants...

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