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Arrival of spent fuel from Germany at the Valognes railway terminal

Press release

July 03, 2003

Nine casks of spent fuel from German nuclear power plants arrived at railway terminal in Valognes on July 3rd, 2003, at 12 :25 am.

The fuel elements will be stored at the La Hague pools for cooling, and will be then reprocessed to recover valuable materials and condition the final waste for return to Germany for disposal.