Current works in the trial phase
One result of the comparison was that still existing uncertainties relating to the retrieval of the waste needed to be clarified initially. This is being done by an in-depth inquiry of facts (trial phase) by drilling into two emplacement chambers, opening them and recovering part of the waste test-wise. This is done to systematically answer open questions that are key to retrieval such as the radiation exposure to the operating staff.
On 1 June 2012, the drilling process for the investigation of emplacement chamber 7 on the 750-m level started.
You will receive information on the technical and commercial processes directly from the press releases of Asse-GmbH.