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French Science and Technology Office supports early construction of EPR in France

Brief

May 16, 2003

Members of Parliament Claude Birraux and Christian Bataille appealed for startup of France's first EPR in 2012, viewed as the best alternative for renewal of the French nuclear power program, in their summation of a report on nuclear power plant service life and new reactors by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (Office parlementaire d'évaluation des choix scientifiques et technologiques, OPECST).