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Experts present report on the interim storage facility near Asse

2021-10-17T22:58:10.049Z

The retrieval of the nuclear waste from the Asse is still years away, but it is legally stipulated. There has long been a dispute about the procedure up to and including decommissioning. Experts now present their view of a possible interim storage facility.



The retrieval of the nuclear waste from the Asse is still years away, but it is legally stipulated.

There has long been a dispute about the procedure up to and including decommissioning.

Experts now present their view of a possible interim storage facility.

Hanover / Remlingen - The decision for an interim storage facility near the ailing Asse nuclear waste storage facility in the Wolfenbüttel district has been reviewed after severe criticism.

The final report is to be presented today and handed over to the Federal Environment Ministry.

The location decision had, among other things, resulted in the Asse-2 support group, which looks after the interests of the people in the region, initially refused to cooperate and let the support process rest.

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In the former mine near Remlingen there are around 126,000 barrels with low and medium level radioactive waste in 13 chambers.

Because water seeps in, the warehouse has to be cleared.

There is a legal mandate to shut down the Asse immediately.

The retrieval is expected to start in 2033.

dpa

Source: merkur

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