SBU blocks use of low-quality equipment at “South-Ukrainian Nuclear Power Station”
SBU officers in co-operation with the directorate of the State Enterprise “National Nuclear Energy Generating Company “Energoatom” in the framework of implementing measures on protecting the critical state infrastructure in the sphere of nuclear energy, blocked the use of the low-quality equipment at “South-Ukrainian Atomic Power Station”.
The SBU operatives established that the officials of the enterprise created conditions for technological emergency situation at “South-Ukrainian Atomic Power Station”. The investigation documented that the officials knowingly purchased counterfeit electrical equipment for systems that are critical for the safety of the nuclear power station.
During the pre-trial investigation, the law enforcers documented the fact of supplying and installing the power supply cables non-compliant to the active norms, rules and standards of nuclear and radiation safety.
According to the SBU materials, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine, the SE “National Nuclear Energy Generating Company “Energoatom” and the management of “South-Ukrainian Atomic Power Station” take the urgent measures on dismantling and replacing the counterfeit equipment.
The SBU in cooperation with the National Police of Ukraine implement a complex of urgent investigative actions on establishing all the circumstances of the crime for bringing all offenders to the criminal responsibility.
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