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Various documents and questions regarding Hinkley Point B

Information released

  1. EC 344384 V02 Assessment of Graphite Core Inspection Results from the Hinkley Point B R4 2011 Periodic Shutdown 29 November 2011, TRIM 2011/611103 (Document 3)
  2. INSA Clearance Statement for EC 344384, 29 November 2011, TRIM 2011/617964 (Document 2)
  3. Hinkley Point B R4 2011 Inspections - minutes of Graphite Assessment Panel #3 23 November 2011 (TRIM 2011/619628) (Document 5)
  4. EC 344384 V02 Assessment of Graphite Core Inspection Results from the Hinkley Point B R4 2011 Periodic Shutdown 29 November 2011 (TRIM 2011/611103) (Document 3)

In the assumption that the R3 outage documents will follow the same format, I request:

  1. Hinkley Point B R3 Return to service after 2012 statutory outage - graphite structural integrity aspects [ref no. not known] (Document 1)
  2. Hinkley Point B R3 Assessment of case to support the granting of consent to start-up of Reactor 3 following the 2012 periodic shutdown [Ref no. not known] (Document 4)

I can confirm that the ONR holds the following information you requested, please see attached five* x pdf files - Documents 1 to 5 (NB * items you referenced in your request at Points 1 & 4 are in fact the same document i.e. Document 3)

A further document not included in your original request but felt to be within the scope of your request. Is also attached. - Document 6, HPB Intervention Report ~ 12 statutory outage graphite integrity aspects inspection 7-8 Nov 2012

Exemptions applied

Regulation 13- Personal Information, which is an absolute exception and not subject to a Public Interest Test

PIT (Public Interest Test) if applicable

None applicable.