Callout to Groups to Help Finland STOP Nuclear Madness!

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Finland’s Nuclear Madness

Radiation Free Lakeland have answered the call from Finland and signed this letter to the President, Government and Parliament of Finland

(Antinuclear international Call – 2018_VR (3))

We hope other groups will join in helping Finland stop their nuclear madness.  Their nuclear madness is our nuclear madness!

The call out and more information is below …

Dear nuclear power opponents all over the world! WE URGENTLY ASK FOR YOUR HELP TO STOP THE NUCLEAR MADNESS IN FINLAND BY SIGNING A PETITION TO THE FINNISH DECISION MAKERS – please distribute this message as broadly as possible –

The OL3 EPR reactor being built by the French company Areva is 10 years late and costs are skyrocketing. Regular electricity production is scheduled to start in September 2019 but is uncertain.  – The Russian 1.2GW AES-2006 reactor, Hanhikivi 1, planned to be built by the Russian company Rosatom, is plagued with problems.

The plant is expected to be commissioned in 2024. The costs, originally estimated at€5  billion, have risen to €6,5 – 7 billion. The licensing process was supposed to be finished in 2018, but is running late because Rosatom has failed to deliver all required documents on time.The estimated time for delivery of the outstanding documents is at the end of 2019.  – In 2020 Finland is planning to start operation of its longterm storage facility for spent fuel, Onkalo, the first of its kind in the world.

This is despite the fact that the method for the facility is based on the same KBS-3 concept which was rejected by the Swedish Environmental Court in January 2018. This remarkable decision has had no impact whatsoever on the Onkalo project in Finland.   Please find as pdf attachment the full text to be delivered at the beginning of 2019 to the Finnish President, Government, Members of Parliament together with individual signatures collected in Sweden.

The  petition is to be signed ONLY by ORGANISATIONS/MOVEMENTS/GROUPS We will send out the final petition with all signatures to all signatories. We kindly ask you to inform us about your participation BY DECEMBER 15TH by sending an e.mail to ullaklotzer(at)yahoo.com

We need to know: –

Name of the organization/movement/group –

Name and email address of a contact person –

Country

We sincerely hope for your help!

Ulla Klötzer,

Women Against Nuclear Power – Finland, ullaklotzer(at)yahoo.com

Lea Launokari, Women for Peace – Finland, lea.launokari(at)nettilinja.fi

Lena Lagerstam, Nuclear-Free Gulf of Bothnia, Sweden, lena.lagerstam(at)telia.com

Jan Strömdahl, The Peoples’ Movement Against Nuclear Power And Weapons, Sweden, jfstromdahl(at)gmail.com

Oleg Bodrov, the Public Council of the South Coast of the Gulf of Finland,

Sosnovy Bor, Leningrad Oblast, Russia, bodrov(at)greenworld.org.ru

 

 

 

 

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