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Operational event at Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station
     An operational event at Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station (YNPS) was reported today (June 3) on the website of Yangjiang Nuclear Power Co Ltd (YNPC), a spokesperson for the Security Bureau said today.

     On June 1, Unit 5 of YNPS was in a shutdown stage, undergoing its outage. During the conduct of a mode change test, an abnormality of control mode of the auxiliary control valves of the steam generator took place, and timely action was taken by station staff to bring it back to normal condition.

     The event was classified as a "Below Scale Licensing Operational Event" (i.e. "Level 0" event) on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale according to the International Atomic Energy Agency, and has no effect on the safe operation of the nuclear power station, the health of the workers, the nearby public or the environment. All nuclear generating units currently in operation at YNPS remain in safe and stable operation.

     The YNPC has disclosed the details about this event on its website. They can be viewed at the "operational events" section under the "nuclear and radiation safety information" webpage of the YNPC website (www.yjnp.com.cn).
Ends/Monday, June 3, 2019
Issued at HKT 19:38
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