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Chernobyl 1-3 enter decommissioning phase

Regulation and Safety

13 April 2015

The Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine has officially entered the decommissioning phase, following approval by the country's nuclear regulator. The first phase of decommissioning is the so-called final shutdown and preservation stage, which is expected to take ten years.

Energoatom signs amendment to Holtec contract

Waste and Recycling

26 January 2015

Energoatom and Holtec International have signed an amendment to their contract to build a central used fuel storage facility at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the supply of used nuclear dry cask storage systems.

Chernobyl projects make progress

Waste and Recycling

04 November 2014

Construction of the central used fuel storage facility has started at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Chernobyl Confinement reaches final stage, but funds need boost

Waste and Recycling

17 March 2015

Chernobyl NSC - March 2015 - 48Construction of the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement on the site of the 1986 nuclear accident is entering its final stage, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said yesterday.

EBRD agrees additional €350 million for Chernobyl Confinement

Waste and Recycling

04 December 2014

Chernobyl New Safe Confinement 48Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have approved additional bank funding for the completion of the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement on the site of the 1986 nuclear accident.

Ukrainian used fuel store under construction

Waste and Recycling

27 August 2014

Ukraine CSFSF ceremony 48A ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction of Ukraine's central used fuel storage facility, which is being built near resettled villages in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.