Risk and safety assessments ("stress tests") of nuclear power plants in the European Union and related activities: - extracts from the vote - statement by Amalia SARTORI (EPP, IT) EP Committee on Industry, Research and Energy EPRef90164 // European Parliament , Brussels,

Type: News   Reference: 90164   Duration: 00:04:22  Lieu: European Parliament, Brussels
End production: 24/01/2013   First transmission: 24/01/2013
extracts from the vote - statement by Amalia SARTORI (EPP, IT)

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the European Parliament, Brussels 00:00:05
00:00:10 Cutaway, arrival of Amalia SARTORI (EPP, IT) , Chair of ITRE Committee in meeting room (2 shots) 00:00:09
00:00:19 Voting documents on "Stress test nuclear plants" 00:00:04
00:00:23 opening of the vote on Stress tests by Amalia SARTORI (EPP, IT) 00:00:14
00:00:37 Extracts from the vote (10 shots) 00:00:53
00:01:30 Call on final vote and results of the vote , 48 in favour, 5 against, 7 abstentions (3 shots) 00:00:13
00:01:43 SOUNDBITE (Italian) by Amalia SARTORI, (EPP, IT) Chair and Rapporteur for ITRE Committee ,"Obviously I am very satisfied with the result because we reached a vast majority on a text which is very useful for Europe and beyond " 00:00:14
00:01:57 SOUNDBITE (Italian) by Amalia SARTORI, (EPP, IT) Chair and Rapporteur for ITRE Committee ,"We are sending a clear message to the citizens; We are doing our utmost at the EU level to guaranty a maximum safety in the management and maintenance of nuclear plants, those who already existing and there are a lot, in case of extraordinary events. This is what we wanted to verify on one hand and these stress tests are meant for this. We have carried them out and we can say what precise actions should now be carried out by member states. This test which we have defined has now almost all that is needed to move ahead." 00:01:01
00:02:58 SOUNDBITE (Italian) by Amalia SARTORI, (EPP, IT) Chair and Rapporteur for ITRE Committee ,"We have already carried out stress tests on 45 nuclear plants in Europe and 20 outside Europe. These tests have now created a precedent which will have to be used from now on , not only for the European citizens, but for neighbouring countries as well and others too. We can say that a new system is now effective which today covers new aspects; We still have one point to investigate and that is the situation in the event of an air plane accident, and its possible impact. This point must be deepened." 00:00:54
00:03:52 SOUNDBITE (Italian) by Amalia SARTORI, (EPP, IT) Chair and Rapporteur for ITRE Committee ," Stress tests have been carried out , we have checked the results , with these results and our legislative work and recommendations , the European Commissioner will be able to prepare his own proposal, which should be debated in Plenary and voted in the course of 2013 so that our recommendations become more binding for member states." 00:00:30
00:04:22 END 00:00:00
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