Sweden’s Armed Forces want exemptions to environmental rules

Air Defence battle group from the Air Defence Regiment, Lv6. (Sweden’s Armed Forces)
  • Experiencing a state of growth, the Swedish Armed Forces say its environmental permits are affecting the number of days they can carry out training exercises and therefore want an easing of the regulations they must follow.
  • Environmental controls will still be in place even if they are given the green light, says the military’s environmental lawyer Erica Ström.
  • If approved the change could mean more frequent and extensive firing exercises and military flights.
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For more on how the changing geopolitical climate may require changes to environmental restrictions on Sweden’s Armed Forces, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report 

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