In Finland, Nuclear Energy Company is Building without Construction License. Anti-nuclear activists are demanding Fennovoima stop destroying nature

Sounds like they’re getting some of the same dodgy processes as we got here in the UK… would be great to have a UK contingent there…

Better power! -Camp in Pyhäjoki, Finland in June 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT 18 MAY 2015

In Finland, Nuclear Energy Company is Building without Construction License
Anti-nuclear activists are
demanding Fennovoima stop destroying nature

Finland – unlike other EU countries – is building more nuclear power plants. This northern, sparsely inhabited country is eager to invest in an old fashioned and high risk energy source. Finnish nuclear energy company Fennovoima made an agreement with Rusatom Overseas, which is the sub-company of the Russian state corporation Rosatom (1). They agreed to build a nuclear power plant on the coast of Bothnian Bay in the municipality of Pyhäjoki. According to the agreement, Rusatom Overseas will be supplying the reactor, and construction work will be implemented by sub-companies of Rosatom. The project is lacking investors, and doesn’t have a construction license to build the power plant. Many of the stakeholders have left the project.

One of the criteria for the construction license of…

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