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License Procedure for Uranium Recovery from Talvivaara Deposit, Eastern Finland

  • Ari Luukkonen
  • Esko Ruokola
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

Since 2007, Talvivaara Mining Company has held permits to exploit black schist hosted Ni-Zn-Cu-Co sulfide deposit that is one of the largest in Europe. In 2010, the company conducted an evaluation on the environmental impacts of U production. The company will need a license to produce U concentrate. The application was submitted to Finnish Government in April 2010. The licensing process is expected to be accomplished during 2011. Commissioning of the U recovery facility is subject to Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority approval.

Keywords

Environmental Impact Assessment License Process Uranium Recovery License Procedure Recovery Facility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ari Luukkonen
    • 1
  • Esko Ruokola
    • 1
  1. 1.Radiation and Nuclear Safety AuthorityHelsinkiFinland

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