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Chernobyl wildfires pose no radioactive threat
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 by Ukraine told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 19 May that new wildfires in the area near the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) did not pose a radioactive threat...

IAEA plans more missions to Chernobyl
Friday, May 20, 2022 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) plans to send its next nuclear safety, security and safeguards mission to Ukraine’s Chernobyl NPP in the coming weeks, Director...

IAEA says monitoring restored at Chernobyl
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about continuing operational challenges at the Chernobyl NPP following the Russian occupation of the site between...

IAEA supports nuclear law education at six universities
Friday, May 06, 2022 by Hundreds of aspiring professionals will benefit from programmes on nuclear law supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Inna Pletukhina from IAEA’s Office of...

US NRC awards academic grants for nuclear science and engineering
Friday, May 06, 2022 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced on 4 May that it had awarded 25 grants to 20 academic institutions, including two minority-serving institutions, in 20 US...

Grossi holds talks with Rosatom in Turkey
Thursday, May 05, 2022 by The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, on 4 May met with Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Russian state nuclear...

Russia refutes CNN report about Chernobyl
Wednesday, May 04, 2022 by On 28 April, Russia sent the IAEA a refutation of disinformation about the irradiation of soldiers at the Chernobyl NPP. The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to...

Zaporozhye NPP operating normally according to AFP
Tuesday, May 03, 2022 by Nearly two months after it was seized by Russian forces, there are few signs of the fighting at the Zaporozhye NPP, AFP reported following a press tour to the plant organised by...

IAEA Director General returns from Ukraine; report issued
Tuesday, May 03, 2022 by The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, on 28 April, returning from Ukraine, briefed journalists on his visit to the...

Finnish regulator approves periodic safety review for Loviisa NPP
Tuesday, May 03, 2022 by The Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) has issued its decision on Fortum Power and Heat Oy's periodic safety review of the Loviisa NPP submitted in 2020, Fortum said...

Boron pumps triggered at OL3
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by Unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP was shut down on 26 April as part of a test programme, plant owner-operator Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) said. However, the boron pumps...

IAEA’s Grossi delivers assistance to Chernobyl
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by Nuclear safety, security and safeguards experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are continuing to work at the Chernobyl NPP to deliver equipment, conduct...

Power restored between Chernobyl NPP and Ukraine regulator
Thursday, April 21, 2022 by Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 19 April that direct communications between the national regulator and the Chernobyl NPP had been restored, more than...

IAEA says situation remains unchanged: Energoatom head gives details
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that there had been no significant new developments related to nuclear safety and security over the past 24...

Russia suspended from OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
Thursday, April 14, 2022 by Russian membership of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) was suspended on 11 April following a decision by the OECD’s ruling body. The Russian Federation has been informed...

IAEA’s Grossi plans Chernobyl visit
Thursday, April 14, 2022 by Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 12 April that there had been no significant new developments related to nuclear safety and security over the past...

IAEA Director General visits Ukraine
Thursday, March 31, 2022 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi arrived in Ukraine on 29 March for talks with senior government officials on the IAEA’s planned...

IAEA expresses continued concern about Chernobyl staffing
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi continues to closely monitoring the situation in the city of Slavutych a where many people live...

IAEA and Ukrainian regulator provide updates on nuclear facilities
Thursday, March 17, 2022 by Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 16 March that the Zaporozhye NPP (ZNPP) had lost connection to a third power line but that two others remained...

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