The management of the Orano la Hague plant will propose this Thursday to the unions “a gradual resumption of activity”, that is to say potentially a restart of the UP3 plant and therefore the recycling of spent fuel from nuclear power plants.”This option will be shared tomorrow in CSE. The discussion remains open on the subject. In any case, we will not make any compromise with regard to safety and security “, said Orano. The management had however announced, Tuesday, March 17, the gradual shutdown of the installations. In a context of health crisis, it was especially a question of sending as many employees as possible to their homes. “The implementation in recent weeks of new provisions with in particular markings on the ground, the closing of canteens, the wearing of masks have been conclusive “indicates Orano , who affirms that the conditions are now met to envisage a gradual resumption of activity.
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