Baltic Sea Info Tour/Stockholm
Tour Stop in Stockholm
The capital of Sweden is the largest city in Scandinavia. Stockholm is surrounded by several nuclear facilities: the fuel element factory in Vasteras some 100 kilometers west of the city; the nuclear complex Studsvik some 70 kilometers in the south-west including several conditioning facilities; some 150 kilometers in the same direction the abandoned reactor project Marviken; 150 kilometers in the north the NPP Forsmark including a final disposal site for low and intermediate level radioactive waste; and only about 20 kilometers south of Stockholm the NPP Ågestavalsen, that was closed in 1974, is situated.
In Sweden, there was a referendum in 1980 for a very long-term end of nuclear power. Since then, this was delayed further and these days the government talks about the construction of new Swedish reactors. Formerly Sweden had some uranium activities which had been finished some time ago. Since the new run on uranium, several hundred new sites are explored for their suitability for uranium mining.
The Baltic Sea Info Tour will stop from August 9-11 in Stockholm. We will provide a public information event, a public street action and a regional network gathering here.
Baltic Sea Region Radioactivity Watch
- phone: +371 298 110 64 (until July 31), +46-709-54 66 16 (from August 1)
- +46 8717 15 88, +46-730 224 355
Travel Schedule of the Stockholm Stop
- Sunday (Aug 8): travelling from the previous stop in Malmö to Stockholm
- Monday - Wednesday (Aug 9-11): STOP in Stockholm
- Thursday - Friday (Aug 12-13): travelling to the next stop in Olkiluoto/Rauma
Other Information about the Stockholm Stop
- Press Conference: August 9 at 3 PM in the Environmental Magasine Office (Miljömagasinet)
- Demonstration: August 9 at 5-8 PM
- Starts at Medborgarplatset with some speakers
- 6 PM: symbolic memorial ceremony to the past, present and future victims of the Atomic Industry at the Swedish parliament
- 6.30 PM speakers at Sergels Torg
- "Music and Glory": August 9 at 8.30 PM - check place later on at http://www.bsrrw.org/?page_id=890
- Seminar: August 10 at 3-9 PM in Finska Huset Sibeliussalen
- Speakers: Georg F. Lepin (Belarus), Åke Sundström (Sweden), Falk Beyer (Germany), Chris Busby (UK), Nils-Axel Mörner (Sweden), Roland von Malmborg (Sweden), Per Hegelund (Denmark, Sweden), Ditta Rietuma (Sweden, Latvia)
- 3.00 PM: Introduction by the Baltic Sea Tour group
- 3.30-4.30 PM: Economy illusion of the Nuclear Industry
- 5.40-6.25 PM: Nuclear Industry & Consequences for health in the BSR
- 6.40-7.20 PM: Geology at the nuclear waste repository sites. Sea Levels of the Baltic Sea
- 7.30-8.15 PM: Nuclear colonization of the Baltic Sea Region by the global military industry where Sweden is a key player
- 8.20-9.00 PM: Discussion
- Network Gathering: August 11 at 5-7 PM - see http://www.bsrrw.org/?page_id=890 for place and time
- http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Stockholm&oldid=73292565 as at April 19, 2010
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