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Spent fuel coming from the Netherlands arriving at the Valognes rail terminal.

Press release

December 10, 2002

A shipment of spent fuel (1 TN 17cask, containing 7 assemblies ) left the Borssele nuclear power plant (Netherlands) to the COGEMA-La Hague reprocessing plant, on december 10h 2002. This transport is expected to arrive at the Valognes railway terminal on december 12 th, 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.