Hearing procedure concerning the environmental permit application for Fennovoima's nuclear power plant begins

The Northern Finland's Regional State Administrative Agency has initiated a hearing procedure pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act concerning Fennovoima's environmental permit application for its nuclear power plant.

The hearing procedure begins on December 3rd 2015 and ends on February 3rd 2016. During this time the Regional State Administrative Agency will gather statements from relevant authorities as well as opinions from citizens.

The environmental permit application covers all matters regarding the activities and emissions during the operation of the plant, the back-up power production of the nuclear power plant and the cooling water outlet structures. With the application Fennovoima is also applying for a water permit for the sea water intake and use as cooling water.

The application will be on public display in the municipality of Pyhäjoki, the town of Raahe as well as at Fennovoima's office in Pyhäjoki. 

For more information

Fennovoima's EHS Director Kristiina Honkanen tel. +358 20 757 9222
Fennovoima's Communications Officer Anna Tainio, tel. +358 20 757 8416