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SAUEZM and profile institutions have completed the development of a Concept for a new program of the ChNPP decommissioning for 2021-2031 years

During a TF regular meeting on the elaboration of the draft Concept of the «National Environmental Program of Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning and transformation of the «Shelter» оbject into an environmentally safe system»the experts of SAUEZM, SSE «ChNPP», SNRCU, SSTC NRS and ISP NPP provided their proposals and coSAUEZM and profile institutions have completed the development of a Concept for a new program of the ChNPP decommissioning for 2021-2031 years

During a TF regular meeting on the elaboration of the draft Concept of the «National Environmental Program of Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning and transformation of the «Shelter» оbject into an environmentally safe system»the experts of SAUEZM, SSE «ChNPP», SNRCU, SSTC NRS and ISP NPP provided their proposals and comments and discussed the necessary amendments to the document.

«Last year Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a Law of Ukraine defining the main tasks and activities aimed at decommissioning the ChNPP and transforming the «Shelter» оbject, as well as the indicated amounts of their budget financing until 2020. However, the process of decommissioning ChNPP and transforming the «Shelter» object into an environmentally safe system will last for at least several decades. Therefore, today SAUEZM together with colleagues is working on the development of a new National Program Concept, which by the end of the year should be submitted for consideration to the Government», noted Oleg Nasvit, First Deputy Head of SAUEZM.

In particular, the new National Program will provide for safe operation of a complex as part of the NSC and the «Shelter» object, ensuring radioactive materials management, and final closing and preserving 1,2,3 units of the ChNPP, taking into account the gained experience and modern technologies.

As a result of the TF meeting the draft Concept was finalized. A draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine «On Approval of the Concept of the National Environmental Program for Chornobyl NPP Decommissioning and transformation of the Shelter Object into an Environmentally Safe System for the Period from 2021 to 2031» is being prepared.mments and discussed the necessary amendments to the document.

«Last year Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a Law of Ukraine defining the main tasks and activities aimed at decommissioning the ChNPP and transforming the «Shelter» оbject, as well as the indicated amounts of their budget financing until 2020. However, the process of decommissioning ChNPP and transforming the «Shelter» object into an environmentally safe system will last for at least several decades. Therefore, today SAUEZM together with colleagues is working on the development of a new National Program Concept, which by the end of the year should be submitted for consideration to the Government», noted Oleg Nasvit, First Deputy Head of SAUEZM.

In particular, the new National Program will provide for safe operation of a complex as part of the NSC and the «Shelter» object, ensuring radioactive materials management, and final closing and preserving 1,2,3 units of the ChNPP, taking into account the gained experience and modern technologies.

As a result of the TF meeting the draft Concept was finalized. A draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine «On Approval of the Concept of the National Environmental Program for Chornobyl NPP Decommissioning and transformation of the Shelter Object into an Environmentally Safe System for the Period from 2021 to 2031» is being prepared.

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