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Holtec International has announced that the second double-walled canister (DWC) had been loaded with RBMK reactor used nuclear fuel into the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (ChNPP) site’s Interim Storage Facility (ISF-2) in Ukraine yesterday.

Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-starts-loading-RBMK-fuel-into-Interim-Stor

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced that the first canister of used nuclear fuel had been loaded into the Interim Storage Facilty 2 (ISF-2) at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

Date: Friday, 20 November 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-canister-of-used-fuel-loaded-at-chernobyl-storage-facility-8369174

The first canister of used nuclear fuel was yesterday loaded into the Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility (ISF-2) at the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine. ISF-2 is the largest dry-type used fuel storage facility in the world and has an operating life of at least 100 years.

Date: Friday, 20 November 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-assemblies-loaded-into-new-Chernobyl-used-fu

The Chernobyl nuclear power plant (ChNPP) in Ukraine is to become a "testing ground" for South Korean technologies for the treatment of radioactively contaminated materials, Oleksandr Skomarokhov, ChNPP deputy director of radioactive waste management, announced on 28 October.

Date: Saturday, 31 October 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/South-Korea-to-test-decontamination-technology-at

The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) has issued a permit to SSE Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP) to start commissioning work at the Chernobyl Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility (ISF-2), which upon loading will be the world's largest dry storage installation.

Date: Thursday, 10 September 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Chernobyl-used-fuel-store-gains-permit-for-commiss

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has provided Belarus with a mobile laboratory for assessing radiological threats associated with forest fires in the Polessie State Radio-Ecological Reserve, adjacent to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Recent fires in the exclusion zone did not lead to a hazardous increase in air-borne radioactive particles.

Date: Friday, 29 May 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-equips-Belarus-with-mobile-radiation-monitori

All construction and installation works at the construction site of the Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF) at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine is expected to be completed by the end of September. The country’s nuclear power plant operator, Energoatom, announced the new target date following a meeting at the site by its acting president, Petr Kotin, on 15 May in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Date: Friday, 22 May 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-pushes-storage-facility-completion-to-end

The recent fires in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine have not led to a hazardous increase in air-borne radioactive particles, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 24 April. The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) has regularly provided information on the fires through the IAEA's Unified System for Information Exchange in Incidents and Emergencies (USIE).

Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Chernobyl-forest-fires-pose-no-health-risk-says-IA

A forest fire on the western tip of the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine has not affected background radiation levels, state authorities said today.

Date: Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-confirms-no-change-to-radiation-levels-fro

Ukraine's nuclear power plant operator Energoatom last week completed functional testing of Holtec International's HI-TRAC and HI-STAR 190 containers at unit 3 of the Rovno nuclear power plant during the VVER-1000 reactor's scheduled maintenance outage.

Date: Wednesday, 28 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Energoatom-tests-Holtec-used-fuel-casks-at-Rovno-p