Radioactive waste

Construction of nuclear waste repository to start in 2022

Krško – The construction of a special storage facility for low- and intermediate-level waste at the Krško Nuclear Power Plant (NEK) is expected to start at the beginning of 2022, as the project is in the final stages of obtaining necessary documentation and selecting contractors.

NEK building dry cask storage

Krško – The Krško Nuclear Power Station (NEK) started building a long-planned dry cask storage on 1 March as part of its security upgrade. The construction of the storage is under way despite the scheduled one-month maintenance that started on Thursday. The project is to be concluded next year, said NEK CEO Stane Rožman.

Incident at Kozloduy NPP - 2 People were Killed

Two workers were killed and two others were injured on December 16 in an incident at the construction site of a radioactive waste storage facility near Kozloduy NPP. One of the injured was transported to the hospital in Pleven, the other was examined and is already home.

The incident has nothing to do with radioactive and radiation safety. It is an incident at a construction site.

Radioactive Waste Depository to Be Build near Kozloduy

The Supreme Administrative Court has definitively turned down the appeal of the "Coalition for sustainable development" and Ecoglasnost against the environmental assessment of the project for a national low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste depository at the Kozloduy NPP site near the town of Kozloduy in Northwestern Bulgaria, the Radioactive Waste state enterprise which is implementing