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Operational event at Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station
     An operational event at Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station (YNPS) was reported today (June 27) on the website of Yangjiang Nuclear Power Co Ltd (YNPC), a spokesperson for the Security Bureau said today.

     On June 26, when performing the isolated maintenance operation of the auxiliary feed water pump drain tank of YNPS Unit 1, station staff found that an abnormality had occurred at the auxiliary feed water pump. They took timely action to rectify the problem and the pump soon resumed normal operation.

     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.

     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/Thursday, June 27, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:25
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