Utilities Sign Contracts With Orano For Return Of Nuclear Waste From La Hague. The German utility companies PreussenElektra, RWE, ENBW and Vattenfall have signed a set of contracts with French nuclear company Orano for in excess of €1bn for the return of all German nuclear waste still stored at the Orano La Hague used nuclear fuel treatment and recycling facility in Normandy. Orano said the contracts also allow for the settlement in full of all past commitments made in relation to the German utility companies’ nuclear waste. After consultation between the German utilities and Orano, with the agreement of the German and French authorities, the balance in radioactivity and mass equivalent will be returned in the form of high activity vitrified waste and used packages by 2024.
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