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Federal Office for Radiation Protection: Topics and key activities

Electromagnetic Fields
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Aktuelle Information zum Zwischenlager Brunsbüttel
 
Das Bundesverwaltungsgericht hat die Beschwerde des Bundesamtes für Strahlenschutz auf Zulassung der Revision im Verfahren um das Standortzwischenlager Brunsbüttel abgelehnt. Damit ist die Aufbewahrungsgenehmigung für das Zwischenlager Brunsbüttel aufgehoben. Der Betreiber des Zwischenlagers ist nun in der Verantwortung, eine neue Genehmigung für die Lagerung der Castorbehälter in dem Zwischenlager zu beantragen. more...


   
Licensing of interim storage facilities for nuclear fuels

Standort-Zwischenlager If one intends to store nuclear fuels outside a nuclear power plant in an interim storage facility, this requires a licence granted by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS). The BfS examines whether the necessary safety for the storage according to the state of the art of science and technology is ensured. The owner of the radioactive material or, respectively, the operator of the interim storage facility as licence holder has the responsibility that all necessary licences are available at any time. more...
 
Interim storage facility for nuclear fuels: Checkpoint: Security

For all nuclear facilities and installations, the term “security” stands for the necessary protection against disruptive actions or other third-party intervention (SEWD). That also includes actions motivated by terrorism. more...
 
Item to check: Targeted aircraft crash

According to the Federal Ministry of the Interior, a deliberately caused air crash on a nuclear facility is not probable but cannot be entirely ruled out after the events in the USA on 11 September 2001. more...