Energy

Verifications of radiation monitoring in EU countries

The European Commission carries out verifications of arrangements for monitoring radioactivity in air, water, soil and foodstuffs in all EU countries. These can be extended to also cover the monitoring of radioactive discharges from nuclear or medical facilities, as well as the provisions in place for radioactivity monitoring in the event of a radiation emergency.

Verification targets are selected according to their radiological significance or public interest - the visits are then announced to the country concerned at least 3 months in advance. However, in the event of a significant radioactive release or other radiation event arousing public interest, the Commission can carry out a verification visit at short notice.

Practical arrangements for the verification visits are described in the Commission Communication 2006/C 155/02

2020

Austria, 30 September - 2 October 2020

Main findings (DE) | Technical report (DE)

Estonia, 23 - 25 September 2020

Main findings | Technical report

2019

Sweden, 4 - 6 December 2019

Main findings | Technical report

Hungary, 2 - 5 April 2019

Main findings | Technical report

Greece, 11 - 13 December 2019

Main findings | Technical report

Croatia, 1 - 3 October 2019

Main findings | Technical report

Spain, 18 - 20 June 2019

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report (March 2020) | Follow-up report (December 2020)

2018

Italy, 10-12 December 2018

Main findings | Technical report

Portugal, 3 – 5 December 2018

Main findings | Technical report

Bulgaria, 13 - 15 November 2018

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report (July 2019) | Follow-up report (December 2020)

France, 29 - 31 May 2018

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report

Spain, 17-19 July 2018

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report (April 2019) | 

Follow-up report (December 2020)

2017

Romania, 6-8 December 2017

Main findings | Technical report

Germany,  2-4 May 2017

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report (EN | DE)

Czech Republic, 2-5 October 2017

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report (November 2019)

United Kingdom, 22-24 November 2017

Main findings | Technical report

The Netherlands, 4 – 6 July 2017

Main findings | Technical report

2016

United Kingdom,  24 – 27 October 2016

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report

Malta, 15 – 16 March 2016

Main findings | Technical report

France, 13 – 15 June 2016

Main findings | Technical report

Poland, 27-29 June 2016

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report (November 2018)

Belgium, 14 – 17 November 2016

Main findings | Technical report  | Feedback report

Lithuania, 29 November – 1 December 2016

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report (September 2017) | Follow-up report (December 2018)

Previous findings and reports 2001 - 2015

2015

Finland, 29 September – 2 October 2015

Main findings | STUK`s responses to the main findings | Technical report | Loviisa NPP laboratory’s response

Italy, 15 – 16 December 2015

Main findings | Technical report

Luxembourg, 15 - 16 October 2015

Main findings | Technical report

Denmark 21-23 April 2015

Main findings | Technical report

Cyprus, 9-11 March 2015

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report from the Cypriot authorities

2014

Slovakia, 3-7 November 2014

Main findings | Technical report

Ireland, 23-26 September 2014

Main findings | Technical report

Latvia, 10-13 June 2014

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up letter from the Latvian authorities | Latvian version

2013

Croatia, 16-20 September 2013

Main findings | Technical report | Transmission letter from Permanent Representation of Croatia

Austria, 15-20 July 2013 (only in German)

Main findings | Technical report

Italy, 17-21 June 2013

Main findings | Technical report     

2012

Sweden, 13-16 November 2012

Main findings | Swedish version | Technical report | Swedish version

Greece, 20-25 October 2012

Main findings | Technical report

Spain, 24-28 September 2012

Technical report

Romania, 20-24 August 2012

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report

Germany, 9-12 July 2012

Main findings | Technical report

Poland, 2-6 July 2012

Main findings | Polish version | Technical report | Polish version | Actions by Polish authorities

Belgium, 18-22 June 2012

Main findings | Technical report

Hungary, 6-8 March 2012

Main findings | Technical report

2011

Lithuania, 19-23 September 2011

Main findings | Lithuanian version | Technical report | Lithuanian version

Follow-up report of the Lithuanian authorities | Final report of the Lithuanian authorities | Annex

Italy, 12-17 September 2011

Main findings | Italian version  | Technical report | Italian version

United Kingdom, Sellafield, 23-25 August 2011

Main findings | Technical report

Bulgaria, 11-15 July 2011

Main findings | Technical report

France, Cadarache, 20-24 June 2011

Main findings | Technical report

Slovenia, 30 May-3 June 2011

Main findings | Technical report

Portugal, Uranium Sites, 10-15 April 2011

Main findings | Technical report

2010

Czech Republic, uranium sites, 18-22 October 2010

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report of the Czech authorities

France, old uranium mines, 14-17 September 2010

Main findings | Technical report

United Kingdom, Sellafield, 23-27 August 2010

Main findings | Technical report

Estonia, 1-4 June 2010

Main findings | Technical report | Follow-up report of the Estonian authorities

Hungary, 18-20 May 2010

Main findings | Technical report

Italy, 3-7 May 2010

Main findings | Technical report

Spain, Palomares, 19-22 April 2010

Technical report

2009

Spain, Huelva, 14-17 September 2009

Main findings | Technical report

Bulgaria, Uranium Sites, 10-14 August 2009

Main findings | Technical report

Austria, 6-11 July 2009

Main findings | Technical report

Poland, Swierk, 29 June-2 July 2009

Main findings | Technical report

Slovak Republic, 8-12 June 2009

Main findings | Technical report

Germany, Kernkraftwerk Isar-2, 30 March-3 April 2009

Main findings | Technical report

Sweden, 9-12 February 2009

Main findings | Technical report

Belgium, Fleurus, 5-9 January 2009

Main findings | Technical report

2008

Malta, 2-4 September 2008

Main findings | Technical report

Romania, 18-26 August 2008

Main findings | Technical report

Cyprus, 23-27 June 2008

Main findings | Technical report

France, Tricastin, 26-30 May 2008

Main findingsTechnical report

Spain, Ascó, 28-29 April 2008

Main findings | Technical report

Denmark, 7-11 April 2008

Main findings | Technical report

The Netherlands, Borssele, 3-7 March 2008

Main findings | Technical report

2007

Bulgaria, 26 November-3 December 2007

Main findings | Technical report

Spain, Cofrentes, 12-16 November 2007

Main findings | Technical report

Germany, Wismut, 27-31 August 2007

Main findings  | Technical report

Romania, 4-12 June 2007

Main findings  | Technical report

Response of the Romanian authorities

Ireland, 1-4 May 2007

Main findings  | Technical report

Finland, 19-23 March 2007

Main findings  | Technical report

Luxembourg, 5-8 March 2007

Main findings | Technical report

2006

Portugal, 20-24 November 2006

Main findingsTechnical report

Poland, 13-17 November 2006

Main findings  |  Technical report

Slovenia, 12-16 June 2006

Main findings   | Technical report

Italy, Latina, 15-19 May 2006

Main findings  |  Technical report

Italy, Caorso, 15-19 May 2006

Main findings | Technical report

Cyprus, 8-12 May 2006

Main findings | Technical report

Malta, 25-27 April 2006

Main findings | Technical report | Response of the Maltese authorities

Republic of Latvia, 21-24 March 2006

Main findings | Technical report

2005

La Hague, France, 10-14 October 2005

Main findings | Technical report

Estonia, 19-23 September 2005

Main findingsTechnical report

Greece, 12-16 September 2005

Main findings | Technical report

Slovak Republic, 10-15 April 2005

Main findings | Technical report

Temelín, Czech Republic, 14-18 March 2005

Main findings | Technical report | Response of the Czech authorities

Ignalina, Lithuania, 21-25 February 2005

Main findings | Technical report  | Response of the Lithuanian authorities

2004

Paks, Hungary, 8-12 November 2004

Main findings | Technical report | Response by the Hungarian authorities

Dounreay, Scotland, UK, 28-30 September 2004

Main findings | Technical report | UK response to the verification findings

Trillo, Guadalajara, Spain, 27 June-2 July 2004

Main findings | Technical report | Statement by Spanish authorities

Sellafield, Cumbria, UK, 8-12 March 2004

Main findings | Technical report

2003

Belleville-sur-Loire, France, 17-20 November 2003

Main findings  | Technical report | France response to verification findings

2002

Sacavém, City of Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 May 2002

Main findings | Technical report

2001

Wien, Seibersdorf, Zwerndorf - Austria, 25-29 June 2001

Main findings | Technical report

 

The official report for each Member State is provided in English, French, or German. Other versions are for information purposes only and the Commission cannot guarantee the accuracy of the data or information provided in these translations, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.

The Commission reports to the European Parliament on its verification activities.

Report for the years 2008-2012

Report for the years 1990-2007