With the purpose of
encouraging public participation in discussion of decisions that may affect the
environment, giving the
opportunity of easy access to information about activity of the state executive
authorities, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine starts public
consultations on issue related to possible lifetime extension of nuclear
facility – Unit 1
of the Zaporizhzhya
NPP from 8 August to 7 September, 2016.
In pursuance of
requirements of the Law of Ukraine “On Permissive Activities in the Field of Nuclear Energy
Use” operating organization NNEGC “Energoatom” submitted for review by SNRIU “Application on
introducing amendments into License ЕО No.0000196 to perform activity
at the stage of the life-cycle “operation of nuclear facilities of the Zaporizhzhya
NPP” in order to ensure long-term operation of Unit 1 of the ZNPP at energy
power levels after having undergone a project period.
Review (PSR) for Unit 1 of the Zaporizhzhya
NPP, which according to
legislation in force is an obligatory annex to Application, contains information where
operating organization substantiates safe long-term operation of power unit 23 December, 2025 (materials on
comprehensive safety analysis can be found here).
SNRIU has completed
state expertise on nuclear and radiation safety of PSR materials for Unit 1 of
NPP (conclusions of state
expertise can be found here).
With the purpose of
verifying completeness and accuracy of data provided by NNEG “Energoatom” in corresponding documents, determining an applicant’s
ability to follow conditions of the announced type of activity in accordance
with established norms and rules on nuclear and radioactive safety, an
inspection was carried out at the site of ZNPP on 25-29 July, 2016. The results
of inspection are available by clicking this link.
Please check the following link in order to get familiar with draft SNRIU
decision on review results of NNEG “Energoatom” “Application on introducing
amendments into License ЕО No.000196 to perform
activity at the stage of the life-cycle “operation of nuclear facilities of the
NPP” (dated 08.05.2015 No.6801/06).
ZNPP documents (SE ZNPP ecological audit report, Report: Development of
materials on Zaporizhzhya NPP operation environmental
impact assessment) can be found here.
ZNPP report on the
results of public hearing of safety substantiating materials concerning
extension of service lifetime of ZNPP Unit 1 is available at the following link.
proposals to the draft decision can be submitted by 7 September, 2016:
- postal address: State Nuclear
Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine: 9/11, Arsenalna str., Kyiv, 01011, Ukraine (in written form);
- e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact person: Taras KOZULKO – Head, Sector
of Information-Analytical Support and PR,
tel. +38 (044) 254-34-49, fax. +38 (044) 254-33-11.
framework of public consultation process SNRIU with participation of the
applicant (NNEGC “Energoatom”) organizes public
hearing that will take place on 30 August, 2016 at 13:00 in the ZNPP’s Cultural-Business Center, Centarlnaya
str., 6, Energodar city, Zaporizhzhya region.
Phones for information: +38 (06139) 6-21-81.
Contact person: Larisa MERKULOVA – Head of
Information Center of SE “Zaporizhzhya NPP”.
materials are available only in Ukrainian and Russian language.