Waste Management

Finland / Posiva Submits Construction Licence For Olkiluoto Nuclear Repository

By David Dalton
30 December 2021

Country likely to become first in world to start deep geological disposal of spent fuel
Posiva Submits Construction Licence For Olkiluoto Nuclear Repository
Posiva has been working for several decades at the Onkalo site to develop a concept for final disposal and demonstrate long-term safety. Courtesy Posiva/Helena Urpulahti.
Posiva Oy, the company responsible for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel from Finland’s fleet of commercial nuclear reactors, has submitted an operating licence application for the Onkalo encapsulation and final disposal facility at Olkiluoto in the southwest of the country.

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