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Belleville Nuclear Station / French Regulator Ends Increased Oversight

By David Dalton
15 January 2020

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French Regulator Ends Increased Oversight
The Belleville nuclear power station in central France. Photo courtesy Wikipedia.
France’s nuclear regulator ASN has ended its increased oversight of the Belleville nuclear power station in central France, but insisted on the need for continued vigilance by the operator.

In April 2019 ASN said safety at Belleville had improved since operational issues were identified in late 2017, but the two-unit facility would remain under increased oversight. It has now said there is no need for continued increased oversight, but warned that improvements must be maintained.

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