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Update on the SOCATRI incident – latest samples confirm a return to normal (8h45pm)

Press release

July 10, 2008

Latest samples confirm a return to normal
The latest measurements taken as part of heightened environmental monitoring at the SOCATRI plant confirm a return to normal conditions.
Levels of natural uranium have returned to normal. Regarding other substances, the dilution factor shows that levels remain below those recommended for potable water.
The average composition of samples taken at the effluent treatment plant is the following: uranium: 10 to 15 g/l, chloride: 3.5 g/l, fluoride: 9.5 g/l, chromium: 0.5 mg/l.
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