Requests for advice

The following gives an outline of the requests for advice received by the ESK. For more detailed information, please follow the appropriate link.

Requests for advice 2014

  • Request for advice of 04.08.2014 on the return of vitrified waste from reprocessing in other European countries – storage of the vitrified waste in on-site storage facilities on the basis of the amendment of the Atomic Energy Act on 01.01.2014 (§ 9a, para. 2a AtG). For this request for advice, ESK statement of 30.10.2014 (in German) is available.

Requests for advice 2012

Requests for advice 2011

  • Request for advice on requirements for irradiated fuel elements from the point of view of waste management. For this request for advice, ESK statement (in German) of 27.05.2011 is available.
  • Request for advice of 28.06.2011 and 17.07.2011 on safety reviews of facilities for the management of radioactive waste, irradiated fuel assemblies, heat-generating waste and other types of radioactive waste. For this request for advice, ESK statement, Part 1 of 14.03.2013 is available.
  • Request for advice on the research need for another site of 25.07.2011.
  • Request for advice on the retrieval of radioactive waste from the Asse II mine of 08.08.2011.The consultations have been suspended.
  • Request for advice on Revision and update of the RSK statement “Safety guidelines for dry interim storage of irradiated fuel assemblies in storage casks” of 2001.For this request for advice, ESK recommendation (revised version of 10.06.2013) (in German) is available.
  • Request for advice on Revision and update of the RSK recommendation “Safety requirements on the interim storage of low and intermediate level waste in the longer term” of 2002. For this request for advice, ESK recommendation (revised version of 10.06.2013) (in German) is available.
  • Request for advice on the long-term safety case for the Morsleben repository for radioactive waste (ERAM) of 16.12.2011. For this request for advice, ESK statement (in German) of 31.01.2013 is available.

Requests for advice 2010

  • Request for advice on Return of medium-level vitrified waste from the reprocessing of irradiated fuel elements in France to Germany. For this request for advice, ESK statement (in German) of 09.12.2010 is available.

Requests for advice 2009

  • Request for advice on Dismantling of the HAWC facilities of the Karlsruhe Reprocessing Plant (WAK)/treatment of the resulting radioactive waste. For this request for advice, there is no ESK statement available.
  • Request for advice on Periodic safety reviews of the interim storage facilities for irradiated fuel elements and high active material. For this request for advice, ESK statement (in German) of 04.11.2010 is available.
  • Request for advice on Assessment of the possibility of retrieving the LAW from the Asse mine. For this request for advice, ESK statement (in German) of 25.03.2010 is available.
  • Request for advice on the Draft licence according to § 7 of the Radiation Protection Ordinance (StrlSchV) for the handling of radioactive substances in the Asse II mine. For this request for advice, ESK/SSK statement (in German) of 02.07.2010 is available.

Requests for advice 2008

  • Request for advice on Safety of the Asse. For this request for advice, ESK/SSK statement of 12.11.2008 is available.
  • Request for advice on Safety requirements Governing the Final Disposal of Heat-Generating Radioactive Waste. For this request for advice, see ESK statement (in German) of 29.01.2009.
  • Request for advice on the Licensing procedure for the dismantling of the experimental reactor AVR in Jülich. For this request for advice, see ESK statement (in German) of 06.11.2008
  • Request for advice on the Karlsruhe vitrification plant (VEK): second partial operating licence. For this request for advice, see ESK statement (in German) of 17.09.2008