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On 30 July 2016, the federal tasks of supervision and licensing in the fields of repository site selection, nuclear safety, interim storage and repository surveillance were transferred from the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) to the Federal Office for the Safety of Nuclear Waste Management (BfE) foundet in 2014.

Here you will find key speeches and interviews of the BfE president Wolfram König from the years 2006-2015.

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Nuclear safety Rethinking after Chernobyl and Fukushima

On the occasion of the commemoration ceremony "Chernobyl as a European challenge" for the 25th anniversary on 26 April 2011, the president of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection, Wolfram König, gave a speech on the reactor accident in Chernobyl in the French Friedrichstadtkirche church on Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. This article contains a translation of Mr König’s speech.

Nuclear disposal "We require a tool that obliges us to find a future solution for the question of disposal"

On 1st December 2015, BfS President Wolfram König was consulted by the commission on the monitoring of the financing of the phasing out of nuclear power (KFK). The subject was the question of which conclusions are to be drawn from the experiences of the BfS in nuclear disposal for the securing of financing.

Nuclear safety Statement given to the Commission to Review Funding of Nuclear Phase-Out

In a hearing of the Commission to Review Funding of Nuclear Phase-Out (KFK) in December 2015, BfS President Wolfran König spoke about the tasks and experiences of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection in nuclear waste management and made a statement on the conclusions for disposal to be drawn.

Nuclear safety President of Federal Office for Radiation Protection: Course of events of the accident in Fukushima not to be compared with Chernobyl

The president of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS), Wolfram König, emphasised that the nuclear accident in Japanese Fukushima was not comparable with the disaster of Chernobyl, taking into account all available knowledge. In an interview with the German Press Agency (dpa) in March 2011, König explains what radiation protection measures are being taken in Germany.

Nuclear disposal Bearing responsibility in the region

At the closing event of the ecumenical crossroads, run by Bistum Hildesheim in cooperation with evangelical and catholic church communities in the region, Wolfram König, President of the Federal Office of Radiation Protection (BfS), spoke on 21.03.2010 about responsible action.

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