The State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) is setting out on information tour ‘RADIATION SURVEY by Towns of Ukraine’. The tour will focus on Zhytomyr, Volyn and Rivne regions.
On 6 July 2017, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine granted a license to the Energoatom Company for the construction and operation of the Centralized Spent Fuel Storage Facility, where spent nuclear fuel from Ukrainian nuclear power plants would be stored for 100 years.
According to operational information of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, on 29 June at 12:35, a fire occurred on the territory of the Lubyansk forestry in the exclusion zone and spread over an area of about 20 hectares. During the night, the fire area was reduced to 8 hectares.
On 7 June 2017, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the project on the construction of the Centralized Spent Fuel Storage Facility (Centralized SFSF) in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone. The facility will be constructed between Stara Krasnytsia, Buriakivka, Chystohalivka and Stechanka villages in Kyiv Oblast.
Recently, experts of the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) together with representatives of the Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS, Germany) presented the joint draft report “Analysis of Conditions Defining Safety of the Shelter within the New Safe Confinement”.