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Italy / Sogin Takes Over Ispra-1 Research Reactor Ahead Of Dismantling

By Kamen Kraev
3 October 2019

Sogin Takes Over Ispra-1 Research Reactor Ahead Of Dismantling
1980s aerial photo of the JRC research facility at Ispra, on the shores of Lake Maggiore. Courtesy European Commission.
Italy’s state-owned nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management company Sogin has taken over the Ispra-1 research reactor located in the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission in near Varese in northern Italy.

Sogin said it will now be responsible for the dismantling of the reactor in three phases: preliminary activities, reactor dismantling and final site remediation.

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