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Large majority in favour of a nuclear fuel repository in Forsmark

Large majority in favour of a nuclear fuel repository in Forsmark

News   •   Jun 01, 2018 09:31 UTC

Three out of four residents in Östhammar Municipality are in favour of the planned final repository for spent nuclear fuel in Forsmark. That is what the annual opinion poll conducted by Novus for SKB in Östhammar Municipality shows. In Oskarshamn Municipality, 79 percent are in favour of the construction of the encapsulation plant Clink.

Further documentation will provide clearer answers regarding the copper canister

Further documentation will provide clearer answers regarding the copper canister

News   •   Feb 28, 2018 12:00 UTC

​Almost all parts of the application are approved, but the Land and Environment Court requests more documentation on the copper canister. Allan Hedin is a safety analyst at SKB and leads the work of preparing the supplementary documentation.

Two statements on the Spent Fuel Repository

Two statements on the Spent Fuel Repository

News   •   Feb 19, 2018 07:00 UTC

​The answer was a clear yes in SSM’s statement to the Government on SKB’s system for final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The Land and Environment Court was also positive in several important respects but calls for more documentation on the copper canisters.

A week in Östhammar with a focus on the environment

A week in Östhammar with a focus on the environment

News   •   Oct 16, 2017 08:30 UTC

​The fourth week of the hearing began with the court presenting the schedule for the week. SKB’s legal representative presented SKB’s demands with a special focus on the Spent Fuel Repository.

A week in Oskarshamn with inspections

A week in Oskarshamn with inspections

News   •   Oct 10, 2017 10:00 UTC

​About 70 people were present at Forum in Oskarshamn when the third week of the main hearing began on Monday afternoon. SKB, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority and other regulatory authorities, the municipalities, environmental organisations and both local newspapers were represented.