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Arrival of spent fuel from Switzerland at the COGEMA La Hague plant

Press release

October 14, 2005

One cask of spent fuel from the Swiss nuclear power plant of Mühleberg arrived at the COGEMA plant of La Hague on October 14th, 2005, at 9:30 am.

The fuel elements shall be stored at the COGEMA-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.