The Action Plan for Nuclear Safety is the Norwegian authorities’ main instrument for cooperation on nuclear safety and prevention of radioactive contamination from nuclear activities in Northwest Russia. The overarching goal of the action plan is to protect health, the environment and business activity against radioactive contamination and contamination from chemical weapons in Northwest Russia.

Removal of strontium batteries posing radiation hazards
All 180 radioactive strontium batteries (RTGs) in lighthouses in Northwest Russia have now been removed and secured as a consequence of Norwegian-Russian cooperation and funding from Norway. The removal and safe disposal of RTGs and their replacement with solar panel technology in Northwest Russia is a priority area under the Norwegian Nuclear Action Plan. Read more.

Norwegian government action plan for nuclear activities and the environment in northern areas
Report 2006-2008.
Read the report (PDF-file).