The Network of Collaborating Laboratories completed a set of laboratory measurements in air filters collected in Athens and Thessaloniki from 4 to 20 April 2020, to verify if atmospheric dispersion resulted in any detectable traces of Cs-137 from the forest fire in the area of Chernobyl, Ukraine.
Following previous announcement regarding the radiological aspects of the situation in Ukraine, close to Chernobyl nuclear power plant, reported from April 4 to 14, 2020, it is announced that in Greece no increase of radiation has been detected and no findings of radiological significance are expected.
The Greek Atomic Energy Commission (EEAE) was informed earlier today through the IAEA early notification system about the radiological aspects of the situation in Ukraine in relation with the forest fire reported on April 4, 2020 close to Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Following the governmental announcements about COVID-19, we inform you that we have taken the necessary steps to ensure the safety of our staff and the public.
EEAE presents the national report under the Convention on Nuclear Safety, submitted as required in the context of the 8th review meeting to be held in the spring of 2020.
The PODIUM Project and the European ALARA Network have come together to organize a joint workshop to present PODIUM results, innovative ALARA tools and discuss broadly their use in advancing RP and ALARA. The workshop will be hosted in Athens, Greece from the 26th to the 29th of November 2019.