In November 2015, the government granted Posiva Oy a licence for the construction of an encapsulation and disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel. The facility will be constructed at Olkiluoto, in Eurajoki. This construction licence is the world’s first granted for a final disposal facility.
The construction licence also allows the construction of a final disposal facility for commissioning and decommissioning waste generated from the operation of the aforementioned facility.
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