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Ignalina NPP gets go-ahead for tests of radioactive waste storage complex

Ignalina NPP gets go-ahead for tests of radioactive waste storage complex

13.10.2017

Lithuania's State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (VATESI) has given a green light to the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), which is no longer operational, to start hot tests of the radioactive waste sorting and storage complex, reports LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Energy, EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant



Lithuanian government gives cautious opinion of Astravyets NPP tests

Lithuanian government gives cautious opinion of Astravyets NPP tests

05.10.2017

Lithuania's government has given a cautious opinion about the pledges made by Belarus to provide the European Commission (EC) with results of stress tests at the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP), saying that many security questions remain unanswered, informs LETA/BNS.

Lithuanian EduMin tightens stance on scientists' involvement in Belarus' NPP

Lithuanian EduMin tightens stance on scientists' involvement in Belarus' NPP

26.09.2017

In a reversal of its earlier position that Lithuania benefits from its scientists providing advice to Belarus on nuclear safety, the Education and Science Ministry said on Tuesday that the Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) should not participate in the European Commission-funded international project, informs LETA/BNS.


Lithuanian Energy Institute: advice on Astravyets NPP in tune with MFA

Lithuanian Energy Institute: advice on Astravyets NPP in tune with MFA

22.09.2017

Participation of Lithuanian scientists in a project to provide advice to Belarus on the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) was coordinated with the Foreign Ministry, says Sigitas Rimkevicius, the head of the Lithuanian Energy Institute. Meanwhile, the ministry's official says it was a slap in the face, cites LETA/BNS.

UN Aarhus Convention: Belarus building N-plant without public consent

UN Aarhus Convention: Belarus building N-plant without public consent

18.09.2017

Parties to the UN Aarhus Convention acknowledged during their meeting in Montenegro on September 14th that in building the Astravyets nuclear power plant, Belarus had violated the right of the public, granted by the convention, to receive information and participate in environmental decision-making, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said, cites LETA/BNS.


05.09.2017

Lithuanian ministry drafts plan for blocking power from Astravyets NPP

As part of efforts to force Belarus to ensure that its Astravyets nuclear plant is built safely and according to international standards, Lithuania's authorities plan to restrict the transmission capacity for electricity from Belarus and to tax power imports from it, as well as to ban the Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant from providing services to the neighboring country, informs LETA/BNS.

07.07.2017

Swedish MFA assures Lithuania's Linkevicius on Belarus

Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says he was assured by his Swedish colleague that the Swedish MP's initiative to block criticism for Belarus at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) did not reflect the entire country's position, reports LETA/BNS.

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