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National Co-operative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Nagra building in Wettingen. Source: Comet, Zurich
Nagra building in Wettingen. Source: Comet, Zurich
The safe disposal of radioactive waste is the responsibility of those operators who produce it, namely BKW FMB Energie AG, KKW Gösgen-Däniken AG, KKW Leibstadt AG, Axpo AG and Alpiq. In 1972, in cooperation with the federal State (Swiss Confederation) these companies founded the National Co-operative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nagra).






The duties of Nagra are:

  • Keeping an inventory of all radioactive waste in Switzerland
  • Planning deep geological repositories for the disposal of all categories of radioactive waste
  • Carrying out geological studies to identify potential areas and propose suitable sites
  • Elaborating of potential sites for deep geological repositories
  • Providing demonstrations of safety and feasibility for deep geological repositories
  • Promoting international co-operation on research and development

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Contact: Seraina Branschi
Last update: 30.11.2011


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