PYHÄJOKI, Finland – It’s a massive construction site with huge trucks constantly moving excavated soil and rock as Finnish company Fennovoima prepares the ground for the construction of a new nuclear power plant with a Russian-designed reactor in order to produce electricity in Finland.

The Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant on the peninsula will be built in Hanhikivenniemi, which is located 12 kilometres from Pyhäjoki. After we visited the centre of the sleepy town, we turn off highway 8 and dr...


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