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Finland to Build Two Atomic Reactors to Cut Reliance on Russia

Finland will build two new nuclear reactors to wean itself off Russian electricity and cut emissions of greenhouse gases, lawmakers decided today.

The parliament in Helsinki voted 120 to 72 to approve a permit for Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, and 121 lawmakers supported the application of Fennovoima Oy, a venture of Dusseldorf, Germany-based E.ON AG and 63 companies operating in Finland.