Radioactive waste

Radioactive waste turned away from Athens landfill

Authorities raised the alarm after radioactive waste was detected on a truck near Athens, the Environment Ministry said on Monday.

The ministry said it was informed on Sunday that a container transporting waste from the VIOPA industrial park in Keratea, eastern Attica, to the landfill at Fyli, west of Athens, was emitting radioactive iodine, picked up by sensors at the landfill.

Bulgaria, Slovakia, Lithuania 'Can Be Centers of Excellence for Nuclear Decommissioning'

Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania have the chance to become centers of excellence and nuclear decommissioning experience if they manage to decommission their closed nuclear units in a timely manner and complying with the envisaged costs, a European Bank for Reconstruction Development (EBRD) official has said.

Nuclear Decommissioning Conference in Sofia Due This Week

The Central and Eastern Europe Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference 2016 is due on Thursday and Friday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, organizers say.

The leading nuclear decommissioning event will be held on December 08-09 in Novotel Sofia, bringing together a number of guests from across the CEE region and speakers from international institutions.

Ten Days to Go Before Nuclear Decommissioning Conference in Sofia

The Central and Eastern Europe Nuclear Decommissoning and Waste Management Conference 2016 is due at the beginning of December in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, organizers say.

The leading nuclear decommissioning event will be held on December 08-09 in Novotel Sofia, bringing together a number of guests from across the CEE region and speakers from international institutions.

Radioactive substance stirs panic in Turkey's northwest

The discovery of a radioactive substance stirred panic in the northwestern province of Sakarya on Oct. 20, as a child was hospitalized due to purple-colored spots that appeared on his body. 

The 16-year-old child, identified only as Eyüp B., was hospitalized after playing with a metal object he found in a construction site in the Arifiye district.

Russia to Return to Bulgaria 180 Tonnes of High-Level Radioactive Waste in 2025-2035

In the period 2025-2035, Russia is to return to Bulgaria 180 tonnes of high-level radioactive waste generated as a result of the functioning of units 1-4 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, according to Dilyan Petrov, Executive Director of the State Enterprise Radioactive Waste (SERAW).

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