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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.

Second part of Chernobyl arch lifted

Waste and Recycling

05 August 2014

Chernobyl arch - lifting of second half 48The second half of the Chernobyl arch has been raised in a landmark event for the long term management of the accident site.

Decommissioning of Chernobyl units approaches

Waste and Recycling

19 February 2014

Chernobyl panoramic 48Work could soon start on decommissioning units 1 to 3 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a project to put the units into care and maintenance was approved by a state review authority.

Biosphere reserve for Chernobyl

Energy and Environment

07 August 2014

Pripyat wildlife 48Ukraine expects to prepare soon a draft presidential decree on establishing a biosphere reserve in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

First half of Chernobyl cover on the move

Waste and Recycling

01 April 2014

Chernobyl arch movement 48The first half of the Chernobyl arch has been assembled. It is now being gradually moved to make way for construction of the other half.

Chernobyl ventilation stack removed

Waste and Recycling

10 January 2014

Chernobyl stack capping 48An old ventilation stack shared by units 3 and 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been dismantled. Its removal will allow a giant protective structure to be installed over the damaged reactor building in Ukraine.