Used nuclear fuel coming from the Netherlands to France
BACK END / TRANSPORT
October 11, 2011
According to the contract signed between EPZ (operator of the Borssele nuclear power plant in the Netherlands) and AREVA, and following intergovernmental agreements between France and the Netherlands, the used fuel from Borssele nuclear power plant is sent to France for treatment.
In accordance with these commitments, a shipment of three casks containing used fuel has left Borssele NPP on October 11, 2011. It could reach the TN International railway terminal located in Valognes in the Manche French region on October 13, 2011.
This operation fully complies with national and international regulations.