On 13th October, the Municipality Council of Östhammar in Sweden voted in favour of a formal acceptance of the final underground repository for spent nuclear fuel. The community has shown strong support for the facility throughout the development process. Earlier this year, 82% of the community respondents to the annual poll in Östhammar Municipality stated that they were in favour of SKB’s plans to build the final repository in Forsmark. The final decision is now with the Swedish Government and is the last remaining decision point for SKB to obtain the construction licence for their repository.
RWM Ltd 16th Oct 2020 read more »