The EGOS will
The modus operandi is as follows:
The duration of the current mandate is two years (2013-2015), renewable at the discretion of the IGSC.
A preliminary discussion, hosted at Andra's headquarters, was carried out with interested IGSC safety experts and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in October 2012. More specifically, the initial meeting focused on: (i) identifications of key operational issues; (ii) regulation framework; (iii) safety approach and (iv) technical topics (e.g. fire risks).
The expert group held its kick-off meeting on 24 June 2013 at the OECD NEA headquarters in Paris to discuss initial work activities, schedules and other project details. Meeting outcomes are provided in the EGOS Working Area for Members.
The expert group is currently planning for a technical workshop in early 2014 to further investigate fire risks associated with an operating geological repository Also intended to be covered in this workshop will be the potential issues that are relevant to the design and operation of the ventilation system. More information of this workshop will be provided.