EDF is considering commissioning in 2034 of the vast pool of spent nuclear fuel that it plans to build in La Hague , we learned from EDF on Wednesday, while the current pools risk saturating around 2030.
Le Figaro 14th Oct 2020 read more »
The volume of radioactive waste is revised upwards by the Nuclear Safety Authority
The nuclear policeman affirms, in an opinion, that the sector will not be able to recover all of the 318,000 tonnes of depleted uranium stored. There is more nuclear waste in France than what is currently in the official inventory. This is in any case one of the conclusions formulated by the Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) in an opinion made public Thursday, October 8 and passed relatively unnoticed. She states that a significant part of what was until now considered to be radioactive material, intended to be reused to produce electricity, actually corresponds to radioactive waste, which will have to be managed and stored. . An orientation against the grain of the doctrine defended for years by the French nuclear industry.
Le Monde 15th Oct 2020 read more »