Pierce, Julia
July 2003
Engineer (00137758);7/11/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7631, p27
Describes how Finland won the battle to secure broad public acceptance of nuclear power and a deep depository to deal with the resulting waste. Fallout from the Chernobyll disaster; Public consultation process; Plan to send and bury 6,500 tons of spend uraniums in copper canisters in the island of Olkiluoto in western Finland; Cost of the facility built by Posiva Oy.


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