News

Welcome to the new website of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority!

On 28 September 2017, we launched our new website. One of its objectives is to make it easier for all visitors to find what they are looking for. Read more about our website below, and please drop us a line if you discover something that is not working.

Government assignment regarding relocation of parts of SSM’s operations

The Government of Sweden has tasked the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) with moving parts of SSM’s organisation to the city of Katrineholm. Katrineholm is around 140 kilometres southwest of Stockholm. The Government has also given SSM the assignment of preparing and transferring tasks required under the Financing Act and Ordinance to the Swedish National Debt Office.

Main hearing concerning spent nuclear fuel repository

On Tuesday, 5 September, the main hearing began at the Land and Environment Court of Nacka District Court concerning SKB’s application for permission to develop a repository for spent nuclear fuel. In its capacity as the Swedish Government’s expert authority, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority is the Court’s referral body and thus attends each individual proceeding. Proceedings will be ongoing over a period of five weeks.