Nuclear safety and its impact on the level of environmental security in Ukraine

  • Vladimir Kuznyetsov
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Considered in the paper are issues of interdependence between the level of the safety of nuclear facilities operation and level of environmental security in Ukraine. Also discussed is attitude of the population to further development of nuclear energy sector in the country, contradictions between the desire to be energy independent and potential threat to environmental safety.

Keywords: Nuclear safety; environmental security; RAW management; public attitudes


Nuclear Energy Chernobyl Accident Environmental Security Nuclear Safety Nuclear Power Engineering 
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© Springer 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Kuznyetsov
    • 1
  1. 1.Ukrainian Scientific Research Institute of Ecological ProblemsUkarine

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