Norsk Hydro could contribute to longer life-time of Kola NPP

Publish date: March 22, 2006

Nils Bøhmer from the Bellona Foundation says Norwegian company Norsk Hydro could contribute to a longer life-time for Kola Nuclear Power Plant, if the company decides to build the new aluminium plant in Murmansk region.

He stresses that the two oldest reactors are classified among the most dangerous in the world. The reactors recently got prolonged its lifetime limit with 15 years. Head of information in Hydro, Tor Steinum, does not want to comment on the company’s plans in Murmansk region to the Norwegian state channel NRK.