Activities

The major activities of Federal State Unitary Enterprise «NO RAW» are:

  • Providing safe handling of RAW received for disposal;
  • Providing of exploitation and closing of RAW burial sites;
  • Providing of nuclear and radiological safety, technical and fire security, environmental protection;
  • Providing radiological monitoring of RAW burial sites, including periodic radiation monitoring after closing;
  • Performing the functions of employer for engineering and construction of RAW burial sites; 
  • Forecasting volumes of RAW disposal, developing of infrastructure for RAW handling and Web-publishing of related information;
  • Providing technological and information support of Governmental nuclear material control and accountability system;
  • Providing information related to safe RAW handling and radiological environment for habitancy, State Government bodies, local and other authorities in the area of RAW burial sites exploited by National operator. 

National operator accepts RAW for disposal according to tariffs for RAW burial. The procedure of State regulations of tariffs for RAW burial, including basic principles of pricing and rules of State regulation and control, as well as federal executive body authorized to settle the tariffs is specified by the Government of Russian Federation.

Accepting of RAW for disposal is carried out according to acceptance criteria for RAW disposal.

An important element for creating SNS RAW is an initial registration, which becomes first step on a way of solving the problems of accumulated RAW. Initial registration is a basis for categorization of RAW existing on territories of nuclear enterprises and RAW storage facilities, and also for valuating 0f conditions and safety of RAW disposal.

Currently Federal State Unitary Enterprise «NO RAW» takes part in developing forms and methods of initial registration. In future FSUE «NO RAW» will render an assistance in initial registration, analyzing and generalization of its results.

Eventually, after the initial registration and adoption of the Governmental Resolution on reference RAW storage facilities to the categories defined 190-FZ, it will be possible planning of specific measures to transfer the accumulated RAW in an environmentally safe condition.

The results of the initial registration to be basic information for creating and correction of local strategies of RAW handling for all enterprises of the field. FSUE «NO RAW» will take part in correction of the abovementioned local strategies for accumulated RAW as well as exploited and newly formed.

By reference to article 20 of Federal Law №190-FL “On the treatment of RAW” as of July 11, 2011, FSUE «NO RAW» accepts RAW for disposal from enterprises according to tariffs for RAW burial, settled by the authorized Federal executive body  (ссылка на страницу Минприроды с описанием данной функции).

The procedure of State regulations of the RAW burial tariffs, including basic principles of pricing and rules of State regulation and control, as well as federal executive body authorized to settle the tariffs is specified by the Government of Russian Federation.

Accepting of RAW for disposal is carried out according to acceptance criteria for RAW disposal.