Russian-German coalition demands to stop nuclear waste movement from Germany to Russia!
The appeal to the authorities of Russia and Germany was signed by 47 national, regional and municipal non-governmental associations of Russia, Germany and the Netherlands. The appeal is signed by regional and municipal deputies of the nuclear regions of Russia, as well as by experts and citizens who live along the rail route of dangerous cargo (about 2,500 km) from the port of Ust-Luga in the Leningrad Region to the Closed Administrative Territorial Unit of Novouralsk (Sverdlovsk Region).
The present Concept of nuclear installations, radiation sources and storage facilities decommissioning (hereinafter referred to as “the Concept”) has been prepared on the ground of statutory provisions of the Russian Federation and expresses the policy of Rosatom concerning nuclear and radiation hazardous objects decommissioning taking into account the function of nuclear energy use management body which was entrusted to it and covers the period till the year 2030. Rosatom considers as one of its priority goals the performance of the works concerning provision of safe decommissioning of nuclear and radiation- hazardous objects, including the ones which do not correspond to the contemporary requirements to population safety and environmental protection, including the reduction of quantity of nuclear and radiation hazardous objects which are in the mode of final shutdown.