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Spent fuel coming from the Netherlands arriving at the Valognes rail terminal

Press release

July 02, 2003

A shipment of 2 casks of spent fuel (TN 17) left the Borssele nuclear power plant (Netherlands) to the COGEMA-La Hague reprocessing plant, on July 1th 2003.

This transport is expected to arrive at the Valognes railway terminal on July 3th from 9 am.

This transport lies within the context of the 1993 contract signed between EPZ and COGEMA, for the reprocessing of spent fuel from the Dutch nuclear power plant.
This operation strictly conforms to national and international regulations.