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Environmental problems of operation of floating nuclear power plant in the Arctic region

Journal: Russian Arctic (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Page : 12-29

Keywords : Floating nuclear power plant; floating power unit; nuclear energy; Arctic region; environment;

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The article is devoted to the analysis of environmental consequences of the impact on the environment of floating nuclear power plant, which is being built in Pevek, Chukotka Autonomous district. A brief technical description of the station is given, the history of the development of this project abroad and in Russia is considered. It is concluded that in the process of operation of floating nuclear thermal power plant of the territory and the water area included in its zone of influence, will experience radiation, thermal and mechanical effects, which will negatively affect the sensitive Arctic ecosystems.

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