It could soon be Finnish-ed. Finland, Australia and Sweden shortlist waste management sites.

Finland, Australia and Sweden have all recently made advances in establishing radioactive waste management sites or deep geological repositories (DGR): shortlisting six sites for a LLW site; approving the Forsmark repository’s selection process; and issuing the construction license for Olkiluoto, respectively. While the creation of a true DGR is some way off, these small steps are crucial if it is ever to be achieved.

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