News and events 2020

The very deep borehole repository method as an alternative for long-term disposal of nuclear waste has received increasing attention in the past year.
On the evening of 13 October 2020, an extra municipal council meeting was held in Östhammar Municipality where the Forsmark nuclear power plant is situated.
The Swedish nuclear waste company SKB has published a report from the 20-year old LOT experiment with copper and clay in the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant.
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and Miljöorganisationernas kärnavfallsgranskning (MKG, The Swedish NGO office for Nuclear Waste Review) had a meeting on March 25th with the General Director of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority and staff.
The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, the Friends of the Earth Sweden and the MKG have submitted a new statement to the government in its licensing review process the for spent nuclear fuel repository in Forsmark.