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Arrival of spent fuel from Germany at the COGEMA railway terminal in Valognes

Press release

August 22, 2002

Four casks of spent fuel from German nuclear power plants arrived at the Valognes railway terminal serving COGEMA La Hague on August 22, 2002 at 12.38 pm.

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.