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Nuclear energy makes it possible to stay warm, have light, and enjoy transportation. But how exactly is it produced? From the uranium cycle to the functioning of a power plant, educational answers step by step.
The AREVA plant in Cadarache is located on the grounds of the Research Center site of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), in Bouches-du-Rhône region. Dedicated to the recycling of plutonium and the production of MOX fuel for 40 years, it is today devoted to cleanup and disassembly of its installations.
AREVA's Cadarache facility is devoted to the clean-up and the disassembly of its installations.
AREVA's Cadarache site has seen numerous key moments in its history. One of the most notable being the launch of MOX fuel production.
AREVA Cadarache meets stringent standards in relation to the environment and management. It holds ISO 9001/14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.
As operator of the site, the French Atomic Energy Commission is in charge of environmental monitoring. The safety authorities routinely perform inspections.
AREVA Cadarache applies the group's sustainable development initiative in its environmental, social, and corporate facets.
AREVA Cadarache publishes an annual report on its activity and its environmental, social, and corporate involvement.
For many years AREVA Cadarache has demonstrated its willingness to integrate into the territory, notably through participation in local economic and social life.
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