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Nuclear Events Web-based System (NEWS)

NEWS is a web page that displays fast, flexible and authoritative information on the occurrence of events of interest to the international community. Combined with INES - The International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale - it provides a means for promptly making available to the public, information on the safety significance of events reported in consistent terms. By putting events into proper perspective, it can facilitate common understanding among the nuclear community, the media and the public.

NEWS facilitates information sharing on all significant events in nuclear power plants, research reactors, nuclear fuel cycle facilities and occurrences involving radiation sources or the transport of radioactive material.

NEWS makes available event descriptions, ratings according to with INES - The International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale and press releases (in English).

 

| Last update: Tuesday, 09 December, 2014.