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

Press release

November 05, 2002

A shipment of spent fuel (1 TN 17cask, containing 7 assemblies ) left the Borssele nuclear power plant (Netherlands) for the COGEMA La Hague reprocessing plant, on november 4th 2002. This transport is expected to arrive at the Valognes railway terminal on november 7th 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.