Morsleben repository

Short information about the Morsleben repository

Morsleben repository used to be a potash and rock salt mine and it is over 100 years old. 36,754 m3 of low and intermediate-level radioactive waste were permanently stored there or stored intermediately in small quantities between 1971 and 1991 and from 1994 to 1998. The repository is to be closed with its inventory in place.

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Info centre & public tours

The Info Morsleben provides information to the public about the closure of the Morsleben repository and informs why the radioactive materials will be remaining underground. Visitors can view an exhibition, obtain other information material and see for themselves how the situation underground actually is during a tour.

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