Announcements and press releases

Asse – Press Release No. 10/22 – BGE explains site proposal for Asse interim storage facility

Presse Release – In a statement of opinion regarding the “enlightenment report”, the BGE discusses points of criticism from the report and sets out its position regarding the Asse-2 monitoring process. Read more


Endlager Konrad – Press release 9/22 - Konrad repository – open day on 27 August 2022

Presse Release – The BGE is offering a look behind the scenes at the future repository for low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste, complete with information stands and a multimedia supporting programme. Read more


Endlager Konrad – Press release 8/22 - BGE awards contract to build reloading hall for radioactive waste

Presse Release – The largest single contract awarded by the BGE gives the green light for construction of one of the most important surface buildings of the Konrad repository. Read more


Asse – Press Release - Licence granted for inspection of an emplacement chamber

Presse Release – Joint press release from the Lower Saxony Ministry for Environment, Energy, Construction and Climate Protection and the Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung mbH. Read more


Asse – Regional planning procedure for retrieval of radioactive waste from Asse II mine gets underway

Presse Release – In a joint press conference, the Office for Regional Development and the BGE informed about the application for the regional planning procedure for the retrieval of the radioactive waste from the Asse II mine. Read more


Asse – Press Release No. 7/22 – BGE acquires plots for planned waste treatment plant and interim storage facility

Presse Release – In recent weeks, the Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung mbH (BGE) has acquired the remaining plots north of the Asse II mine following intensive negotiations. Read more



Endlagersuche – Press Release No. 5/22 –The BGE presents its concept for the narrowing down of sub-areas

Presse Release – Initial safety assessments for potential nuclear waste repositories – BGE puts forward proposed methodology for discussion. Read more


Endlagersuche – Press Release No. 4/22 – BGE publishes the sixth update to the data report on data relating to exclusion criteria decisions

Presse Release – Close collaboration between the geological services of the federal states and the Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE) leads to greater transparency in the process of selecting a site for a repository for high-level radioactive waste. Read more


Press Release No. 03/22 - Asse – BGE awards design planning contract for retrieval of radioactive waste from 750-metre level

Presse Release – The Federal Agency for Disposal (BGE) has awarded the draft plan for the retrieval of the radioactive waste from the 750-meter level of the Asse II mine: The bidding consortium "EPL RH 750-m" receives the order. Read more