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Safety Threats in Olkiluoto

Publication | 22 May, 2008 at 1:07

The world's largest, first-of-a-kind nuclear reactor is being built in Olkiluoto, Finland, with a very tight timetable and budget. There are over 1500 reported quality problems in the project so far.

Fact Sheet: Olkiluoto 3

Publication | 23 April, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace fact sheet concerning the Olkiluoto 3 'first-of-a-kind' nuclear reactor being built in Finland by the French company AREVA.

Report: Safety Implications of Problems in Olkiluoto

Publication | 14 March, 2007 at 0:00

This report assesses the safety implications of quality assurance problems in the construction of an EPR reactor in Olkiluoto. The affected components include piping, containment liner and concrete base slab.

European pressurised reactor at Olkiluoto 3

Publication | 8 September, 2005 at 0:00


Olkiluoto nuclear plant protest continues

Feature story | 30 May, 2007 at 0:00

On Monday, activists blockaded the entrance to the Olkiluoto nuclear plant construction site - briefly shutting down a project already massively over budget and plagued by more than one thousand reported breaches of safety standards.

New Problems in Olkiluoto

Publication | 21 July, 2011 at 16:08

The first-of-a-kind EPR-type nuclear reactor that French nuclear company Areva is building in the Finnish municipality of Eurajoki has encountered serious problems during all phases of design and construction. Following the Fukushima nuclear...

The EPR nuclear reactor

Publication | 6 February, 2012 at 16:57

An update of the 2008 Greenpeace International briefing on the EPR reactor. We have added some of the many new design and construction errors and the economic setbacks the EPR has run into. We also include more information on the tremendous gains...

Media Briefing: Safety Implications of Problems in Olkiluoto

Publication | 16 May, 2007 at 0:00

When the Finnish company TVO ordered a European Pressurized Water Reactor from the French company Areva, Finland became the first industrialized country in more than a decade to start nuclear construction. The reactor was supposed to “set a new...

Greenpeace calls for cancellation of Olkiluoto 3 construction permit

Press release | 6 May, 2009 at 14:09

Greenpeace is calling for the construction permit for the Olkiluoto European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) in Finland - the world's largest prototype nuclear reactor - to be cancelled, following revelations of severe problems in the design of its...

Sini Saarela

Background | 3 October, 2013 at 18:11

Sini is an experienced climber who has taken part in many demonstrations.

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