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Ukraine says any IAEA visit to occupied Zaporizhzhia ‘unacceptable’

Ukraine says any IAEA visit to occupied Zaporizhzhia ‘unacceptable’

The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine says that an inspection mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency should not take place until the six-reactor nuclear power plant is no longer under Russian control.

Regulation & Safety 27 May 2022


EBRD puts cost of Russian occupation of Chernobyl at EUR100 million

EBRD puts cost of Russian occupation of Chernobyl at EUR100 million

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has asked for international donors to help repair the damage left after Russian forces' control of the Chernobyl area earlier this year.

Regulation & Safety 19 May 2022


Ukraine planning for post-war nuclear power plants

Ukraine planning for post-war nuclear power plants

Energoatom's CEO Petro Kotin says that construction work on two new Westinghouse AP1000 units at the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant "will begin as soon as the war is over".

New Nuclear 16 May 2022


IAEA’s Grossi still hopes for mission to Zaporizhzhia

IAEA’s Grossi still hopes for mission to Zaporizhzhia

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told a European Parliament hearing that it is a very "fragile situation" and "terribly complicated" but his aim to lead an inspection mission to Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant, which is currently occupied by Russian forces, is not yet at a "dead end".

Regulation & Safety 10 May 2022


Regulator explains Chernobyl licences decision

Regulator explains Chernobyl licences decision

The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine said the decision to suspend some licences was taken after considering the impact of the damage in the exclusion zone resulting from the Russian military occupation of the area.

Regulation & Safety 06 May 2022


IAEA's Grossi holds Zaporozhe talks with Rosatom chief

IAEA's Grossi holds Zaporozhe talks with Rosatom chief

The meeting came as the International Atomic Energy Agency continues efforts to get its inspectors access to the Zaporozhe nuclear power plant. In other developments, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine has suspended some licences at Chernobyl, as a result of the recent occupation.

Regulation & Safety 05 May 2022


Zaporozhe 'top concern' for IAEA, Chernobyl radiation levels update

Zaporozhe 'top concern' for IAEA, Chernobyl radiation levels update

A damaged external power line has been repaired allowing Zaporozhe to return to previous output levels, Energoatom said. It comes as the International Atomic Energy Agency continues efforts to get access to the plant for its inspectors - and outlines the initial results of its radiation monitoring during its mission to Chernobyl.

Regulation & Safety 28 April 2022


IAEA mission at Chernobyl, as anniversary is marked

IAEA mission at Chernobyl, as anniversary is marked

An International Atomic Energy Agency team led by Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi is at Chernobyl to deliver equipment requested by Ukraine, check radiation levels and restore safeguards and monitoring systems at the site. The visit comes 36 years after the 1986 accident.

Regulation & Safety 26 April 2022


Grossi says IAEA seeking access to Zaporozhe

Grossi says IAEA seeking access to Zaporozhe

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, told the Associated Press, his organisation needs access to Europe's largest nuclear power plant for safety inspections and to help carry out necessary repairs.

Regulation & Safety 27 April 2022


IAEA mission to Chernobyl

IAEA mission to Chernobyl

A mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency will arrive at the Chernobyl site this week to assist Ukrainian managers returning it to routine operation after a month of occupation by Russian forces.

Regulation & Safety 25 April 2022