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Lithuania has strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team yesterday completed a 17-day virtual follow-up mission to review the country's implementation of recommendations and suggestions made during an initial IRRS mission in 2016.

Date: Friday, 04 December 2020
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Lithuania’s Ignalina nuclear power plant said on 9 October that it had suspended the packaging of radioactive waste due to a malfunction of the scales.

Date: Tuesday, 13 October 2020
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The first container holding damaged nuclear fuel has been placed in the interim spent nuclear fuel storage facility (ISFSF) at Ignalina nuclear power plant (INPP) in Lithuania.

Date: Friday, 18 September 2020
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At the end of March, the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) announced a tender for the construction of a near-surface repository for low- and medium-level short-lived radioactive waste and project B25-2 for the connection of rainwater drainage networks to the existing infrastructure.

Date: Friday, 10 July 2020
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Lithuania’s Ignalina nuclear power plant, which is undergoing decommissioning, resumed working on loading used nuclear fuel into containers on 21 April.

Date: Friday, 24 April 2020
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At Ignalina NPP (INPP) in Lithuania, construction has begun of a storage facility for low-level radioactive waste, INPP’s press service reported on 19 September.

Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
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The Ignalina NPP (INPP) in Lithuania, which is undergoing decommissioning, has been granted a licence by the State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (Vatesi) to construct and operate a near-surface repository for low- and intermediate-level short-lived radioactive waste. 

Date: Tuesday, 05 December 2017
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The main construction work for the solid radioactive waste treatment and storage facility being built at the Ignalina NPP in Lithuania has been completed, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on 23 May.

Date: Friday, 26 May 2017
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Cold trials have started at the solid radioactive waste (SRW) management and storage facility (Project B2/3/4) at Lithuania's Ignalina nuclear power plant, which is now undergoing decommissioning.

Date: Friday, 28 August 2015
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Lithuania’s State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (VATESI) has issued Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant with a licence to build a spent nuclear fuel management facility. It follows a construction licence to build solid radioactive waste management facilities at the site, which was issued in August.

Date: Friday, 04 September 2009
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