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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd
Current Parent CompanyEDF-Electricite de France
Penalty: £0
Year: 2015
Date: 16 April, 2015
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: ONR served an Improvement Notice on EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd following an incident at Heysham 1 power station on 16 March 2015. The incident led to the release of around 30 tonnes of clean CO2 from a failed pipe in the Carbon Dioxide storage and distribution plant on site. There was no release of radioactive material, no persons were injured and the two reactors remained operational during the event.
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Office for Nuclear Regulation
HQ Country of Parent: France
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: utilities
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