On December 28, 2017 the Amendments to the RB-117-16 “Assessment of the Long-Term Safety of Radioactive Waste Near-Surface Disposal Facilities” have been put into effect.
The Amendments were adopted by the Order of the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service of Russia No. 589 of December 28, 2017. The mentioned Order repeals the Resolution of the Federal Inspectorate of Russia for Nuclear and Radiation Safety No. 19 “On Approval and Enactment of the Safety Guide RB-011-2000 “Safety Assessment of Radioactive Waste Near-Surface Storage Facilities” dated of December 29, 2000.