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Source: Federal Ministry for the environment nature conservation building and nuclear safety what are the requirements for the safety of a nuclear waste repository? These and other questions will be on the 14. 15. September at the Symposium of the BMU to the repository safety will be discussed.

Public Symposium on repository safety at 14. 15. September 2019 in Berlin

What are the requirements for the safety of a nuclear waste repository? How is a rating of the safety of a repository? These questions are essential for the site selection process. The BMU has drafted a regulation and published. The draft regulation will be presented next weekend to the public and discussed.“With the regulations, we will continue the mission of the repository Commission. The firmly held consensus is for us the guiding principle for the process of site selection. A Central part of the search for a repository transparency, and widespread participation opportunities are. Therefore, we look forward to many constructive contributions and suggestions during the Symposium,” says Secretary of state Jochen Flasbarth. Since 2017, the site selection procedure for a Repository for high-level radioactive waste. The sequence of the method is governed by the site selection law: In three consecutive phases, the areas that come up as a possible location for a Repository in question will be investigated more and more and more narrowed.An important basis for decision-making in the selection process, provisional safety investigations. In this it is checked at every stage, whether a potential Repository in the investigated areas would comply with the relevant safety requirements.The site selection law attaches great importance to the involvement of the Public in the site selection process. Therefore, the BMU in the regulation-making process in new ways, and supplements the usual hearing procedures to a wide public participation. This coming weekend, a public Symposium will be held in Berlin, on which the draft regulation will be presented and its contents are discussed in Detail. In addition, the draft until the 20th of may. September 2019 public comment.

12.09.2019 | Press Release No. 152/19 | Repository Projects

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