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, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) 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).

2004-05-27 STATEMENT KTA Safety Standard 2201.1: "Design of Nuclear Power Plants against Seismic Events; Part 1: Principles"; as amended in 6/90 - Recommendations for the review of the safety standard
2004-03-04 STATEMENT Incident at the Davis Besse nuclear power plant (USA) rated at INES Level 3 of 6 March 2002, "Boric Acid Corrosion on the Reactor Vessel Head" and lessons learned for German plants
2003-12-11 STATEMENT (available in German only) Improper fuel handling at the Gemeinschaftskernkraftwerk Neckar (GKN) nuclear power plant during repositioning of a fuel element (Unit 1, Reportable Event 03/2002) and a primary neutron source (Unit II, Reportable Event 02/2002)
2003-11-13 STATEMENT (available in German only) Reportable event at the Kernkraftwerk Unterweser (KKU) nuclear power plant: Unavailability of one of four main steam safety and relief valves when demanded on 06.06.1998
2003-10-16 STATEMENT (available in German only) Control elements damages at BWR plants
2003-10-16 Joint RECOMMENDATION of the RSK and the SSK (available in German only) Criteria for alerting civil protection authorities through operators of nuclear facilities, September/October 2003
2003-09-18 STATEMENT Increase of the thermal reactor power of the Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant (KKG)
2003-07-10 RECOMMENDATION General requirements on the measures for the prevention of impermissible radiolysis gas reactions
2003-07-10 STATEMENT (available in German only) Kernkraftwerk Unterweser (KKU) nuclear power plant - Reportable event: Indications at nozzles connecting the feedwater systems to the steam generators
2003-04-10 STATEMENT (available in German only) Gemeinschaftskernkraftwerk Neckarwestheim nuclear power plant, Unit 2 (GKN-2) - Rupture of a thermosleeve in RHR line JNA 31
2003-04-10 STATEMENT (available in German only) Implementation of the RSK recommendation "Safety guidelines for dry interim storage of irradiated fuel assemblies in storage casks" in the BfS draft licence for the on-site interim storage facility in Gemmrigheim of the Gemeinschaftskernkraftwerk Neckar GmbH (ZL-GKN)
2002-12-05 RECOMMENDATION Safety requirements on the interim storage of low and intermediate level waste in the longer term

Note: With the recommendation of the Nuclear Waste Management Commission (ESK) “Guidelines for the storage of radioactive waste with negligible heat generation” (revised version of 10.06.2013), the recommendation of the Reactor Safety Commission (RSK) (of 05.12.2002) was updated.
2002-12-05 - 2002-12-06 Joint STATEMENT of RSK and SSK (available in German only) BMU questions regarding the update of safety criteria for repositories
2002-11-07 STATEMENT (available in German only) Implementation of the RSK recommendation "Safety guidelines for dry interim storage of irradiated fuel assemblies in storage casks" in the BfS draft licence for the Grafenrheinfeld on-site interim storage facility (ZL-KKG)
2002-10-10 STATEMENT (available in German only) Quality management with regard to safety requirements for the fabrication and procurement of fuel assemblies

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