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EBRD calls for funding to progress Central Asian legacy clean-up

EBRD calls for funding to progress Central Asian legacy clean-up

Significant progress has been made in cleaning up some of the legacy waste from historic uranium mining in Central Asia, but much remains to be done, with additional donations from the international community needed to complete this vital remediation work, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development says.

Uranium & Fuel 13 November 2019


Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Energy ministers from across Central Asia today committed their countries to collaborating on meeting the United Nations' seventh Sustainable Development Goal, which pledges 'affordable and clean energy' by 2030. The meeting is the first time they have come together to discuss the region's common energy challenges.

Energy & Environment 20 September 2019


Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

The international community has raised additional funds to support efforts to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. Remediation work will start in 2019 at four sites in the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan.

Uranium & Fuel 12 November 2018


Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

IAEA_partners_Central_Asia_SMP-(IAEA)-48The European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have signed a joint commitment on coordinating efforts to remediate uranium legacy sites in Central Asia, under a newly published strategic master plan.

Uranium & Fuel 25 September 2017


IAEA helps Tajikistan remediation preparations

IAEA helps Tajikistan remediation preparations

Degmay_tailings_Tajikistan_(Roberts-IAEA)_48An International Atomic Energy Agency expert team is preparing independent cost estimates to help Tajikistan plan the remediation of uranium legacy sites in the north of the country.

Uranium & Fuel 27 March 2017


Russia and Tajikistan plan nuclear cooperation

Russia and Tajikistan plan nuclear cooperation

Russia and Tajikistan yesterday signed an agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the Central Asian country. Tajikistan is mineral-rich and has some uranium deposits, but most of its electricity is hydroelectric, with a small part sourced from natural gas.

Nuclear Policies 28 February 2017


Agreements signed for EBRD uranium legacy fund

Agreements signed for EBRD uranium legacy fund

Uranium_legacy_site_(EBRD)-48The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has signed framework agreements with the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, a precondition for the implementation of projects under an EBRD fund to deal with the remediation of former uranium mines and processing plants.

Uranium & Fuel 24 January 2017


EBRD launches uranium mining legacy fund

EBRD launches uranium mining legacy fund

Yellow_Hill_Tajikistan_(Harlander_EBRD)_48A new fund set up by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) at the request of the European Commission will finance projects to rehabilitate former uranium mines and processing sites in Central Asia.

Uranium & Fuel 18 June 2015


Tajikistan to study uranium from rare earth deposits

Tajikistan to study uranium from rare earth deposits

A 22-year hiatus in uranium exploration in Tajikistan may be coming to an end. Dzhumazoda Murod Hall, head of the country's geology administration, told local media on 8 July the government plans to approve a decade-long study of rare earth deposits starting next year.

Uranium & Fuel 10 July 2014