Markus Airila

Giving birth to the first decommissioning licence in Finland

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Yesterday we got the long-awaited decision from the Finnish Government: The licence for decommissioning of our research reactor FiR 1, which operated in 1962–2015 at the university campus in Otaniemi, Espoo.   The licensing phase of the FiR 1 decommissioning project has tested both VTT’s capability to fulfil the requirements and liabilities, but also the Finnish nuclear legislation, regulations and authorities’ guidelines. The […]