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A Comparison of International Regulatory Organizations and
 

Summary: A Comparison of International
Regulatory Organizations and
Licensing Procedures for New
Nuclear Power Plants
Alexandre BREDIMAS + William J. NUTTALL
Judge Business School, University of Cambridge,
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG, UK
EPRG Working Paper
Abstract
The paper considers issues concerning the safety regulation
and the licensing of new nuclear power plants. The paper
considers both design safety approval and issues of site
licensing. Advice from international organisations is
summarised. Nuclear power plant approval is primarily a
national responsibility and the procedures of seven
countries (Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland,
the UK and the USA) are considered and compared. In
some cases historical approaches are discussed, either
because of a current national policy against new nuclear
build or because of recent changes to relevant policy. Four

  

Source: Aickelin, Uwe - School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences