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There are still radioactive substances in nature in Finland that originate from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident.  The annual report on Environmental Radiation Monitoring in Finland by the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority details radioactive substances found in nature last year that do not originally bel...


The annual maintenance of unit 1 and unit 2 of Teollisuuden Voima Oyj’s (TVO) Olkiluoto nuclear power plant is completed for this year. Around 30 experts from the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority were responsible for monitoring the maintenance.


In its monitoring project, the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) examined the UV intensity of six devices used to attach lash extensions. The devices are used in beauty care to cure lash extension glue using UV radiation and have grown in popularity over the last couple of years.