Finland

Stop the Talvivaara Uranium Mine

PB227094Finland is a land of tens of thousands of lakes and rivers.


The Talvivaara polymetallic and uranium mine in Sotkamo was granted a license to mine nickel in 2006. Talvivaara has since proven itself to be a hazard for water systems on both sides of the watershed.

 

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In Finland, communities get strong say on uranium mining (Nunatsiaq News)

by Jim Bell
Nunatsiaq News
April 4, 2011


KITILLÄ, FINLAND -- Visitors from Nunavut learned last week that in
Finland, it’s possible for municipalities to block uranium mines
proposed for lands within their jurisdictions.

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