Beginning in 2020, the government of Finland plans on burying over 5,000 tons of nuclear waste over 1,000 feet below the Earth. It’s the first national attempt to permanently bury nuclear waste. Nuclear power is increasingly becoming the dominant power source in Finland, it’s estimated that by 2025 it will power 60 percent of the country’s electric needs. It’s government is one of the few in the world which is actively expanding its nuclear capacity, although recent attempts at constructing new plants have been met with complications.
Popular Mechanics 10th June 2016 read more »