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Arrival of spent fuel from Germany at the Valognes railway terminal

Press release

April 10, 2003

Four casks of spent fuel from German nuclear power plants arrived at the Valognes railway terminal serving COGEMA La Hague on April 10th, 2003, at 9h20 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.