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Japan’s Chernobyl: abandoned town in the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone

Japan's Chernobyl: abandoned town in the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone
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The hole in the roof of Unit 4 Turbine Hall has been closed successfuly!

The hole in the roof of Unit 4 Turbine Hall has been closed successfuly!
July 24-27 at the industrial site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been closed emergency hole on the roof of Unit 4 turbine hall. Spatial unit was installed in the design position. All work carried out by the project general contractor – Corporation “Ukrtransbud” and subcontractors […]Read more

Belarus anti-nuclear activist fears for ‘another Chernobyl’ on her doorstep

Belarus anti-nuclear activist fears for 'another Chernobyl' on her doorstep
Tatyana Novikova says new Russian-funded nuclear plant bypassed planning rules and violates international conventions In 2009, Tatyana Novikova bought a wooden house near the border between Belarus and Lithuania. She chose the area carefully, she says. It’s next to a lake, untouched by industry and – crucially […]Read more

New Safe Confinement construction progress 2012 – 2014

New Safe Confinement construction progress 2012 - 2014
Look on our youtube channel how New Safe Confinement construction on Chernobyl NPP progressed since 2012 until now! Thanks to ChNPP for fotosRead more

News from NSC construction site

News from NSC construction site
Within the NSC Project at the construction site the following works are being performed: – Delivery to the site and completing the basic structures of Western part of the Arch; – Installation of girt strip for sheeting (Western part of the Arch) – Installation of metal constructions […]Read more

Undead Forests Around Chernobyl Won’t Decompose

Undead Forests Around Chernobyl Won't Decompose
Almost three decades after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, dead forests in the immediate radiation zone are still not decaying. Researchers say that this shows a disturbing facet of long-term radiation exposure that is little considered – how radiation impacts the process of decomposition. According to […]Read more
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