The British nuclear facility Sellafield and its possible consequences for Norway06. December 2023
In an article in the UK's The Guardian, the newspaper mentions Norway's concerns for the safety of the British nuclear facility at Sellafield. On a general basis, Norway is concerned about potential accidents and emissions from facilities in all areas that could have consequences for Norwegian territories. In the context of the article in the Guardian, it is a local release that cannot have consequences for Norway.
Annual meeting between Norwegian and Ukrainian safety authorities29. November 2023
An annual meeting to review the cooperation between Norwegian and Ukranian nuclear safety authorities was carried out in Norway this week. The meeting also included participants from French and Finnish authorities.
– Not just a threat to Ukraine24. November 2023
The war in Ukraine places the issue of radiation protection during armed conflict firmly on the agenda. The international framework for radiation protection and nuclear safety was not created with war in mind. This week, Norwegian and international authorities and experts met in Oslo to address the challenges presented by war and conflict for nuclear safety.
Release of water from Fukushima nuclear power plant07. September 2023
TEPCO is planning to release treated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. The release is planned to continue for the next 30 years. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has assessed the release to be safe.
Norway to provide NOK 250 million for nuclear safety and security in Ukraine21. June 2023
Norway is increasing its support for nuclear safety and security in Ukraine in 2023 by NOK 250 million. Russia’s illegal war poses a threat to nuclear safety and security in Ukraine. A nuclear accident in Ukraine would have consequences not only for Ukraine itself, but also beyond the country’s borders.
Russian claims about falsification of radiation data in Ukraine are untrue15. February 2023
Russian media reports alleged on Tuesday 14 February that Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority experts are involved in falsifying data on radioactive contamination in the area around Chernobyl. This is untrue.
International Conference in Oslo on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity05. September 2022
DSA will host the 5th International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity (ICRER) from September 4th to 9th, 2022. More than 200 experts from countries across the globe will participate.
Special issue on radiological and nuclear legacies20. May 2022
The Journal of Radiological Protection, one of the foremost publications on radiation protection worldwide, recently published a special issue on the regulation of radiological and nuclear legacies. Malgorzata K. Sneve, DSA’s Director for Regulatory Cooperation, was one of the guest editors.
Norway - new member in UN Committee09. May 2022
After participation in several UNSCEAR evaluations and assessments, Norway has been added as a member in UNSCEAR, the UN Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation.
International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity (ICRER)23. June 2021
Free Online event, 29 June - 1 July 2021.