News and events

On August 26 the Swedish government took a decision to increase of the central intermediate storage facility for spent nuclear fuel (Clab) at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant.
On June 20th, the Swedish government sent out a referral to get comments on the issue of separating the licensing of the expansion of the capacity of the intermediate storage facility for spent nuclear fuel (Clab) from the licensing process for the spent nuclear fuel repository in Forsmar
On 11 June, the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC), the Friends of the Earth Sweden and the Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review (MKG) submitted a legal brief with 25 appendixes to the Swedish Ministry of the Environment.
Despite the massive criticism from researchers and environmental organizations, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) on March 11 gave its approval, in an opinion to the Swedish government, of how the nuclear waste company SKB carried out analyses and presented results of the coppe
In the beginning of March 2021 the Swedish nuclear regulator SSM is to provide a report to the Swedish government on the copper corrosion results from two 20-year experimental packages from the LOT project that the nuclear waste company SKB reported on in the autumn of 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.