Dutch spent fuel arrived for reprocessing at La Hague

A rail shipment of 4.5 tons of used nuclear fuel arrived today from AREVA's railway terminal in Valognes (France) in order to be transported to AREVA la Hague plant for recycling.

This transport is composed of three casks of used fuel. It is operated in accordance with intergovernmental agreement between France and the Netherlands. This transport forms part of a contract signed in 1978 between AREVA and the Dutch electrician EPZ for the processing-recycling of 350 tons of use nuclear fuel. With this transport, about 293 tons will have been delivered and about 275 tons were already treated.