Chernobyl cover likely delayed by up to two years amid ongoing crisis

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Chernobyl Cover - 2014

In 2010, workers began working on a new containment shield to cover the Number 4 reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant to prevent further leakage of radioactive materials from the crippled reactor.  The project was estimated to cost €1.5 billion and to be completed by October 2015q.

The current unrest in Ukraine could potentially delay work to complete construction and installation of the shield by at least two years.

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