Our neighbors report a leak at a nuclear power plant. An official statement from the Polish side has appeared. Do we have reason to be concerned
The National Atomic Energy Agency issued a communiqué in connection with a leak at a nuclear power plant in Germany.
According to the portal “Wirtualna Polska”, the cut took place at the nuclear power plant Isar II located in Germany. The announcement on this matter has already been issued by the National Atomic Energy Agency. Do Poles have reasons to be concerned?
Leakage at a German nuclear power plant
On Monday, the German Ministry of Environment announced a leak that was supposed to occur at the Isar II nuclear power plant, which is located in the southern part of Germany. It is one of the three nuclear power plants currently operating at our western neighbors. The facility operator reported that the leak was not hazardous but needed repair.
The repair would take a week and you will need to fast. Works are planned for October. It is worth recalling that Germany planned to switch off nuclear power plants by the end of this year, however, due to the energy crisis in Europe, the facilities will also be operational after December 31, 2022.
The National Atomic Energy Agency issued an announcement
The National Atomic Energy Agency in Poland referred to the incident in a German nuclear power plant. The statement issued by the institution indicates that Poles have no cause for concern, because the events at the Bavarian nuclear facility do not pose a threat to us.
“There is no radiological risk in Poland after the incident at the Isar II nuclear power plant in Germany. The radiation situation in the country is normal. The German nuclear authority has confirmed to PAA that this incident does not affect safety “- you can read on the official website of the National Atomic Energy Agency and in social media released on Monday.
W Polsce nie ma zagrożenia radiologicznego po incydencie w elektrowni jądrowej Isar II w Niemczech. Sytuacja radiacyjna w kraju jest w normie. Niemiecki dozór jądrowy potwierdził PAA, że incydent ten nie ma wpływu na bezpieczeństwo. pic.twitter.com/i3vMArtGUc
— Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki (@PAAtomistyki) September 19, 2022
Also in the Tuesday announcement we can read that the apparatus it did not detect an increase in radiation.
— Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki (@PAAtomistyki) September 20, 2022
You were reassured by the message National Atomic Energy Agency?