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Arrival of spent fuel from Switzerland at the Valognes railway terminal

Press release

March 21, 2003

One cask of spent fuel from Swiss nuclear power plant arrived at the Valognes railway terminal serving COGEMA La Hague on march 21th, 2003, at 10h 00 pm.
The fuel element shall 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 Switzerland for disposal.