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ASN (Nuclear Safety Authority) Letter: Flamanville 3 - March 2008

Publication | 23 April, 2008 at 18:11

Translation of the letter sent by the ASN (Nuclear Safety Authority) to the Director of Development of the Flamanville 3 EPR-type reactor, regarding an inspection of the construction site that took place on 5 March 2008.

ASN (Nuclear Safety Authority) Letter: Flamanville 3 - February 2008

Publication | 23 April, 2008 at 0:00

Translation of the letter sent by the ASN (Nuclear Safety Authority) to the Director of Development of the Flamanville 3 EPR-type reactor, regarding an inspection of the construction site that took place on 8 February 2008.

ASN (Nuclear Safety Authority) Letter: Flamanville 3 - December 2007

Publication | 23 April, 2008 at 0:00

Translation of the letter sent by the ASN (Nuclear Safety Authority) to the Director of Development of the Flamanville 3 EPR-type reactor, regarding an inspection of the construction site that took place on 3 and 4 December 2007.

Problems with French European Pressurised Reactor at Flamanville, France.

Publication | 20 June, 2008 at 0:00

The EPR (European Pressurized Reactor) is the world’s largest nuclear reactor with an installed capacity of 1,600 MWe. It has been developed by French industry as a new generation design that promises to be safer, more reliable and cheaper than...

The EPR nuclear reactor

Publication | 6 February, 2012 at 16:57

An update of the 2008 Greenpeace International briefing on the EPR reactor. We have added some of the many new design and construction errors and the economic setbacks the EPR has run into. We also include more information on the tremendous gains...

French nuclear energy group, Areva: anomalies and suspected falsifications

Press release | 16 June, 2016 at 11:54

Paris, 16 June 2016 – A briefing on anomalies and suspected falsifications by Areva based on findings at the group’s Creusot Forge site was today published by Greenpeace France.[1] The briefing also presents a non-exhaustive list of nuclear power...

Activists block restart of French nuclear reactor construction (Updated)

Feature story | 26 June, 2008 at 0:00

Twenty of our activists have successfully stopped construction of a new nuclear reactor being built in Flamanville, France, from restarting, for over 50 hours. Although building was halted because of safety problems, these are still unresolved.

Greenpeace reaction to France's nine-month nuclear delay

Press release | 27 August, 2008 at 10:37

Just nine months into construction, Areva's new flagship nuclear reactor is already nine months behind schedule. This delay echoes the problems at Areva's previous site in Olkiluoto, Finland, where construction is more than two years behind...

French nuclear "flagship" holed below the water line

Feature story | 27 May, 2008 at 0:00

France’s nuclear safety agency today took the commendable step of ordering construction work to be halted on the concrete base slab of the new European Pressurised Reactor, Flamanville 3, in northern France. Over recent months, the agency’s...

EPR : The French Reactor

Publication | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

The French EPR Reactor is a new reactor design developed by the French company Areva in co-operation with the German firm Siemens. Serious doubts have been raised about the safety and cost of the EPR. A study of the EPR’s blueprints and...

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