Summary Report of the 479th RSK Meeting

The Committee on PRESSURE-RETAINING COMPONENTS AND MATERIALS (DKW) informed the RSK on the consultations on the full system decontamination of the Biblis nuclear power plant, Unit A, as well as on a reportable event in the Gundremmingen nuclear power plant: “Loosening of a fuel rod bundle from the fuel assembly head”. The recommendation on requirements with respect to spent fuel pool cooling (Anforderungen an die Brennelement-Lagerbeckenkühlung) (in German) was adopted. The robustness analysis working group presented its evaluation scheme for evaluating the implementation of RSK recommendations in response to Fukushima.