Consultation Results

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Further information on the handling of the consultation results of the RSK by the Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) are given in Chapter I. Legal framework - 3. Nuclear rules and regulations - b) Recommendations and statements of the RSK, ESK, SSK (on page 7) of the Manual on cooperation between the Federation and the Länder in atomic law. Click here for the document (in German).

2011-03-30 CATALOGUE of requirements "Preface" and the "Catalogue of requirements for plant-specific reviews of German nuclear power plants in the light of the events in Fukushima-I (Japan)"
2010-12-16 STATEMENT (available in German only) Evaluation of the three-pillar concept for testing of safety-relevant valves
2010-10-14 Joint RECOMMENDATION of the SSK and the RSK (available in German only) Basic recommendations for the planning of emergency control measures by the operators of nuclear power plants

Note: With the joint recommendation of the SSK and the RSK “Basic recommendations for the planning of emergency control measures by the operators of nuclear power plants” of 04.09.2014, the recommendation of 14.10.2010 was substituted.
2010-07-15 STATEMENT (available in German only) Damage to steam generator (SG) tubes caused by stress corrosion cracking – cause and detection
2010-06-17 STATEMENT (available in German only) Safety requirements at the interface between systems engineering and civil engineering in nuclear power plants
2010-05-20 STATEMENT (available in German only) Requirements for dowel connections in nuclear power plants
2009-09-03 STATEMENT (available in German only) Threat to the containments of PWRs due to hydrogen reactions caused by the ignition effect of passive autocatalytic recombiners
2009-06-18 RECOMMENDATION (available in German only) Requirements on the determiniation of the minimum shift staffing at nuclear power plants to ensure safe operational management
2008-10-14 - 2008-10-15 RECOMMENDATION (available in German only) Guideline for the performance of integrated event analyses

Note: With the recommendation of the RSK “Guideline for the performance of integrated event analyses” of 06.11.2014, the recommendation of 14./15.10.2008 was substituted.
2008-10-14 - 2008-10-15 STATEMENT (available in German only) Proceeding for the modification of testing instructions at short notice for in-service inspections
2008-07-24 STATEMENT (available in German only) Strength theories within the scope of application of KTA standards in connection with re-evaluation of components and systems: Assessment of safety-related aspects regarding the issue of optional applicability of the strength theories according to Mises and Tresca in the KTA standards. Here: On the issue of optional applicability of the strength hypotheses according to von Mises (maximum distortion energy theory) and Tresca (maximum shear stress theory) in KTA standards for pipes
2008-07-03 Joint STATEMENT of RSK and SSK (available in German only) Statement on the GRS report “Safety requirements on the disposal of high-level radioactive waste in deep geological formations”
2008-05-09 RECOMMENDATION (available in German only) Requirements on the operating reports of the operators for information of the RSK [Annex 1: Forms; Annex 2: Examples of contents of the operating reports (texts, graphics)]
2008-03-13 STATEMENT and Note to this statement Loss-of-coolant accidents involving the release of insulation material and other substances in pressurised water reactors – removal of deposits on sump strainers
2008-02-13 STATEMENT (available in German only) Influence of hydrogen on the toughness behaviour of irradiated RPV steels - Advisory request on the final report of project 1501267 of the Leibniz Institutes IFW and FZR Dresden of December 2004

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