2020

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  • Sweden’s seventh national report on the implementation of the obligations of the Joint Convention

    On the basis of a Government assignment, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM), in collaboration with the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co (SKB), has produced the seventh report on Sweden’s implementation of the obligations of the Joint Convention on the safety of spent fuel...

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  • Radioisotope levels in Swedish air filters normal again

    At the end of June, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority reported that low levels of radioisotopes had been measured in Sweden. The authority informed the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of the measurements. More recent measurements have shown that levels are back to normal in...

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  • The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority reports Swedish measurement values to the IAEA

    On 23 June, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority reported that low levels of the radioisotopes caesium-134, caesium-137, cobalt-60 and ruthenium-103 had been measured in Sweden during calendar week 24. The levels measured pose no risk to human health or the environment.

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  • New emergency and planning zones are introduced around Swedish nuclear power plants

    In accordance with the proposal of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, the Swedish Government has decided on new emergency planning zones and emergency planning distances for activities involving ionizing radiation. This means that Swedish nuclear power plants will be surrounded by a...

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  • Information about Brexit and export control

    The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Up until 31 December 2020, a transition period is in effect allowing commerce and trade to continue as usual. As agreed within the EU, already issued authorisations for intra-EU transfers to the UK of dual-use items will remain in...

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  • Notification concerning permanent shutdown of Ringhals reactor R2

    The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority has been notified by Ringhals AB that reactor R2 is closed down as of 30 December 2019.

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