Local support for Fennovoima’s project has increased

A clear majority of the residents of Pyhäjoki and its surrounding municipalities support Fennovoima's nuclear power plant project.

According to the newly completed survey implemented by Norstat, 68 percent of the people of Pyhäjoki are in favor of the project. The results show that a total of 66 percent of the residents of both Pyhäjoki and its surrounding municipalities Kalajoki, Merijärvi, Oulainen and Raahe welcome the project.

 

In Pyhäjoki support for the Fennovoima’s project has increased by two percent compared to October 2014. In the entire study area the support has risen by five percent from last year. At that time 66 percent of the residents of Pyhäjoki and 61 percent of those living in the surrounding municipalities were in favor of the project.

 

Fennovoima has commissioned an opinion poll from Norstat Finland nine times since 2008. Norstat Finland conducted a phone survey of a total of 830 randomly selected people, 400 in Pyhäjoki and 430 in the nearby areas. The margin of error is ± 3.3 percent at most.

 

Public reception Pyhäjoki 2015

 

Public reception Pyhäjoki and surroundings 2015
 

For more information:

Fennovoima's Regional Communications Officer Jaana Kangas tel. +358 20 757 9210
Fennovoima's Communications Director Maira Kettunen tel. +358 20 757
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