France’s nuclear regulator ASN has asked state-controlled nuclear operator EDF to strengthen technical controls at the four-unit Cruas nuclear station following a series of “significant events” in controlling the nuclear chain reaction in both double-units in the second half of 2016.
Nucnet 12th Dec 2017 read more »
[Machine Translation] Tricastin nuclear power plant: evacuation of a building after an increase of radioactivity in the air. Around 11:30 Wednesday, a rise in radioactivity was detected in the air of an auxiliary nuclear building on the Tricastin power station (Drôme). A hundred employees had to be evacuated and had to pass an exam to make sure they had not been contaminated.
France Bleu 13th Dec 2017 read more »