Nuclear event in France: the Department is monitoring the situationSeptember 12, 2011
Ongoing verifications of possibile risks in collaboration with Ispra, Fire Department and French authorities
The Civil Protection Department is in touch with Ispra - the Institute for Environmental Protection and Research - and the Fire Department to monitor and verify possible risk on the Italian territory, following the explosion occurred in the centre for the treatment of nuclear waste in Marcoule, in the south of France.
The National Fire Department has a detecting radioactivity network active on the national territory, ready to report anomalies.
The Department is also in touch with the French Civil Protection that did not report radioactive leaks aroud the nuclear site in Marcoule.