JAVYS to build radioactive waste storage facility at Jaslovské Bohunice

Slovakia’s Nuclear and Decommissioning Company (JAVYS) is set to build an integrated storage facility for radioactive waste near the V2 nuclear power plant at Jaslovské Bohunice (Trnava Region), the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, February 7.

Slovakia’s Nuclear and Decommissioning Company (JAVYS) is set to build an integrated storage facility for radioactive waste near the V2 nuclear power plant at Jaslovské Bohunice (Trnava Region), the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, February 7.

The facility, which is due to be built between October 2013 and 2015, will be used as a temporary storage location for radioactive waste from the plant until a permanent storage site becomes available. If JAVYS's investment plan is approved, the storage facility should operate until 2085 and cost approximately €26 million, the TASR newswire wrote. The investment plan, which is currently being assessed, envisages two options for the location of the facility: on the site of the nuclear plant, or around three kilometres away.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

A huge scale model of Banská Štiavnica.

Weekend: Bratislava is all set for summer

Meet Ukrainian cinematographer Leonid Burlaka through a screen, explore Slovak science, or hop on historical trams.


24. jun
Slovakia's former UN youth delegate Petra Pauerová.

The UN is only as good as we are, says Slovakia's former UN youth delegate

Petra Pauerová, a university student, talks about her experience as a UN youth delegate.


24. jun
Israeli artist Menachem Edelman-Landau who lives in Banská Štiavnica.

Life of Israeli artist changed forever after he painted a Slovak woman

Painter Menachem Edelman-Landau had to alter his travel plans after an unexpected event turned his life upside down.


20. jun
SkryťClose ad