Search results for keyword "Nuclear action plan" (75 hits)

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  • Since 1992, Norway has financed a number of safety measures at Kola and Leningrad nuclear power stations. Safety analyses and statistics show that there has been a considerable reduction in the number of reported irregular events in recent years, fol…

  • Norway intends, through collaboration with Russian radiation protection authorities, to help strengthen the total radiation protection regulation and help ensure that implementing concrete measures can be done more safely and more effectively.

  • Norway's neighbouring areas contain large quantities of used nuclear fuel and radioactive waste that is stored in unsatisfactory conditions at nuclear power stations and technical bases. Even though there have been significant improvements in the las…

  • Emergency planning

    (21.07.2015)

    International collaboration is an important prerequisite for good, effective emergency planning for nuclear accidents and other serious incidents involving radioactive material. Efficient warning and communication paths, dialogue with Russian authori…

  • Up until the 1990s, the former Soviet Union and then Russia used the northern sea areas as a dumping ground for radioactive waste and spent fuel. This waste is among the potential sources of radioactive contamination in Northwest Russia. This applies…

  • Norway has financed the scrapping of five submarines and the removal and securing of 251 lighthouses with radioactive batteries in Northwest Russia and the Russian part of the Baltic.

  • Stakeholders

    (20.07.2015)

News

  • The NRPA celebrates 10 years of regulatory cooperation with the Federal Medical Biological Agency of Russia (FMBA), forming part of the Norwegian Plan of Action for improvement of radiation protection and nuclear safety in northwest Russia. 

  • Norway and Russia continue their successful cooperation in securing and removing large quantities of radioactive waste in Andreyev Bay in Russia. On Wednesday, 20 March, the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority prolonged its cooperation agreement…

  • A joint Norwegian-Russian mission left Kirkenes on 29. August to visit areas in the Kara Sea where spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste have been dumped. The purpose of the mission is to obtain new information about radioactive pollutio…

  • All 180 radioactive strontium batteries (RTGs) in lighthouses in Northwest Russia have now been removed and secured as a consequence of Norwegian-Russian cooperation and funding from Norway. The removal and safe disposal of RTGs and their replacement…

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