Environmental and water permit granted to Fennovoima

The Regional State Administrative Agency of Northern Finland has granted Fennovoima a permit pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act.

The environmental permit covers all matters regarding the activities and emissions during the operation of the nuclear power plant, the back-up power production of the plant and the cooling water outlet structures.

In addition, the Regional State Administrative Agency granted Fennovoima a water permit for the sea water intake and use as cooling water.

The environmental permit decision includes commencement permit to begin the construction work of the cooling water outlet structures.

The permit decisions contain obligations e.g. about fishery subsidies and environmental monitoring. The permit decisions will be on public display in the municipality of Pyhäjoki, the town of Raahe as well as at the Regional State Administrative Agency’s website (in Finnish).

 

For more information

Fennovoima’s Environmental Manager Liisa Kopisto, tel. +358 20 757 8414

Fennovoima’s Communications Officer Anna Tainio, tel. +358 20 757 8416