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.
Natural radioactivity affects soil organisms08. April 2021
The degradation of last year's leaf fall by soil organisms is affected by natural radioactivity. Researchers from DSA made this surprising discovery in a study at Gruveåsen near Ulefoss in Telemark.
Notification protocol with Ukraine09. December 2020
3. December 2020 Ukraine and Norway signed a protocol regarding practical arrangements for early notification of nuclear accidents and information exchange.
DSA will follow up the findings from the investigation of irregularities in research projects at the Halden reactor12. May 2020
IFE reports the irregularities committed at the Halden nuclear reactor facility to the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim).