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Nagra proposes “Nördlich Lägern” as the site for a repository


Nördlich Lägern is the safest site for a deep geological repository: here, the rock deep below the surface best confines the radioactive waste for a very long time. Nagra’s investigations demonstrate this. The siting proposal is an important milestone in the project of the century of deep geological disposal.

Nagra news - september 2022
12.09.2022 #Project of the century
Nagra news - september 2022
Media release - Nagra proposes “Nördlich Lägern” as the site for Switzerland’s deep geological repository
12.09.2022 #Media releases #Project of the century
Media release - Nagra proposes “Nördlich Lägern” as the site for Switzerland’s deep geological repository

Nördlich Lägern is the safest site for a deep geological repository: here, the rock deep below the surface best confines the radioactive waste for a very long time

“In September, Nagra will achieve an important milestone”
30.06.2022 #Media releases #Project of the century
“In September, Nagra will achieve an important milestone”
Two key experiments in the “hot phase”
24.06.2022 #Project of the century
Two key experiments in the “hot phase”
Nagra News - May 2022
31.05.2022 #Project of the century
Nagra News - May 2022

Welcome to the May edition of our newsletter.

A major cross-generational project
04.04.2022 #People #Project of the century
A major cross-generational project

What do we wish for our great-great-great-grandchildren? We do not often think this far ahead, but, in the context of major cross-generational projects, this is a legitimate question. This year's conference on radioactive waste management revolved around projects of the century and what it takes to successfully master such projects.

Nagra successfully completes deep borehole campaign
11.03.2022 #Project of the century
Nagra successfully completes deep borehole campaign

After three years, Nagra has successfully concluded its deep borehole campaign. The picture of the underground is now complete. The project of the century – deep geological disposal – is thus about to reach an important milestone: the siting proposal. In Windisch, Nagra CEO Matthias Braun presented the results of the investigations for the first time. The exhibit includes over 400 metres of drill cores.

How we protect groundwater
20.01.2022 #Project of the century
How we protect groundwater

Protecting groundwater is a key part of our mission. Does a deep geological repository endanger our drinking water? In this article, we explain the different types of groundwater and what we know about them.

Philipp Senn is Nagra’s new Division Head Communication & Public Affairs
06.09.2021 #People
Philipp Senn is Nagra’s new Division Head Communication & Public Affairs

The Board of Directors elected Philipp Senn as new Division Head Communication & Public Affairs. The 44-year-old assumed responsibility on 1st September 2021, thereby succeeding Markus Fritschi, who will retire in 2023. Until then, Fritschi remains Nagra’s Deputy CEO.