Finland glowing over new nuclear plant

Cleanly producing electricity, is nuclear power gaining acceptance among the environmentally conscious? Well if Finland is any indication, apparently so, as this Green-friendly country is now building Europe’s first new nuclear plant in over 15 years. According to the Telegraph of London, Finland is adding a third reactor to it’s Olkiluoto Island facility that when switched on around 2010, will boost Finland’s share of nuclear-powered electricity to roughly one-third. Reducing dependance on Russian natural gas, and also reducing carbon dioxide emissions are two reasons for this nuclear path – and with public support for the plan now at 60 percent, it looks like nuclear maybe headed for a glowing renewal.

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