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The Nuclear Safety Council approves the renewal of the ENUSA factory permit

The Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) has given the go-ahead to renewal of the operating and manufacturing permits of ENUSA’s fuel assembly factory in Juzbado, which expire in July 2016, for another ten years. ENUSA’s fuel assembly factory in Juzbado

In the plenary session held on Wednesday, the CSN issued a favorable decision for renewal of the operating and manufacturing permit, which was requested by ENUSA in an application to the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, which the latter in turn submitted to the CSN on July 29, 2015.

The CSN has evaluated the assessment of aspects associated with the Periodic Safety Review (PSR) and with the status of compliance by the factory with the different conditions and Complementary Technical Instructions (ITC) implemented on granting it the current permits and the ITC and Technical Instructions (IT) that have been issued since the permit was granted. The CSN has also evaluated the results of the factory’s Supervision and Follow-up System.

In addition to the operating permit, the CSN Plenary Session has also issued a favorable report on renewal of the physical protection permit and revision of the Juzbado physical protection plan.