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An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission has said that Lithuania's process for selecting a site for its proposed deep geological repository for radioactive waste is in line international safety standards.

Date: Wednesday, 02 August 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-approves-Lithuania-s-plans-to-choose-deep-geo

Lithuania's State Enterprise Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (IAE) has signed two contracts with international consortiums for the design of technologies for dismantling the two shut down RBMK reactors at the plant.

Date: Thursday, 05 January 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Contracts-for-Ignalina-dismantling-technology

Lithuania's national programme for managing radioactive waste and decommissioning has demonstrated a commitment to safety, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded. However, it noted areas where safety could be further enhanced.

Date: Friday, 27 May 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Lithuania-committed-to-safe-radwaste-management,-s

The final cask of used fuel has been transferred from the reactor buildings at Lithuania's shut down Ignalina nuclear power plant (INPP) to an on-site interim storage facility.

Date: Saturday, 23 April 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Defuelling-of-Ignalina-units-completed

The general criteria for Lithuania to dispose of its used nuclear fuel will be studied by Posiva Solutions, a subsidiary of the company that is doing the job on behalf of Finland's utilities.

Date: Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Finland-s-Posiva-to-support-Lithuania-used-fuel-di

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
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsignalina-temporarily-suspends-waste-packaging-seeks-assessment-of-final-disposal-sites-8177185

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
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-container-of-damaged-used-fuel-sent-to-storage-at-ignalina-8138292

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
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsignalina-rejects-proposals-for-waste-facilities-8018329

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
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsdecommissioning-work-resumes-at-ignalina-7886875

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
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsignalina-begins-construction-radwaste-storage-facility-7421498