Castor Resistance in Germany 2018

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  • the next Castor transports to Gorleben (D) are supposed to take place in 2017[1]:
    • high level radioactive waste from the plutonium factory (so-called "reprocessing unit") in Sellafield (UK) in 21 Castor casks[2] in 4 shipments starting 2016[3] (earlier information: 2014[4] or 2015[5]) until 2017[6]
      • latest information: transport supposed to be split into 3 shipments of 7 containers each starting in 2015[7]
    • intermediate level radioactive waste (MAW) in 5 (formerly announced: 11) CASTOR HAW28M casks in 2 shipments from the plutonium factory (so-called "reprocessing unit") in La Hague (F) expected in 2014[4], but by 2015[6]
  • see also: Castor resistance 2011, 2010 and 2008 and a short history of the Castor transports to Gorleben on this website


"BI Umweltschutz Lüchow-Dannenberg started a collection of signatures to stop the possible 2015 MAW Castor transports before they would be started. Individuals and organizations can sign on their website.

  1. BI Lüchow-Dannenberg media release as of January 2, 2015
    formerly 2015 was expected, see: as at January 23, 2014
  2. as at December 8, 2011
  3. as at January 23, 2014
  4. 4.0 4.1 Accoring to a booklet of Deutsches Atomforum, the lobby organization of the German nuclear industry: "Die Rücknahme von Wiederaufarbeitungsabfällen aus Frankreich und Großbritannien. Transport und Zwischenlagerung von Glaskokillen" as at January 19, 2012
  5. source: presentation of AG Schacht Konrad at Nuclear Waste Conference in Kassel (D) on February 2, 2013
  6. 6.0 6.1 lecture by Wolfgang Neumann at Atommüllkonferenz in Hannover, June 23, 2012
  7. press release: Castoren sollen ab 2015 wieder rollen, BI Lüchow-Dannenberg, email as of March 14, 2013