Solidarity with Finland. Here in Cumbria we too love our land and do not want nuclear reactors built on greenfields and the flood plain of the river Ehen, the land between the mountains and the Irish Sea. Here as in Finland nuclear developers are getting away with destructive “preliminary” work. In Cumbria it is 100 boreholes being drilled . Toshiba (NuGen) say that “no environmental permits are necessary. The nuclear ‘industry’ is out of control.
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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