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La Hague: France's Nuclear Waste Nightmare And Extreme ...

The sea around La Hague has been measured 17 million times more radioactive than normal sea water. La Hague routinely releases a highly toxic radioactive gases including concentrationq of krypton-85 found at levels 90 000 times higher than in nature. Some 83 metric tons of plutonium is stored in La Hague, making it a very dangerous location."

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U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel Policy: Road to Nowhere [Part V ...

Jul 13, 2010· For example, in France, the mission of the AREVA La Hague plant, which entered service in 1966, is to reprocess SNF. Reprocessing consists of separating and conditioning the various components of the SNF for recycling.

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La Hague Legacy Waste Recovery Program: Scope, Progress ...

Recycling used nuclear fuel at an industrial scale has been a reality for over 40 years. Since it was founded in 1976, AREVA has designed and built two used fuel treatment plants in La Hague, France. These plants, named UP2-800 and UP3, use the PUREX process.

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The nuclear fuel recycling plant of La Hague in Normandy ...

Download this stock image: The nuclear fuel recycling plant of La Hague in Normandy, belonging to the Areva company (previously Cogema) - C1Y317 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

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Orano la Hague - Donuts

With the creation of the la Hague treatment plant in 1966, the French nuclear industry acquired a sustainable solution for meeting this need. The la Hague site has evolved over the years and is now – as it has always been – the global benchmark in the field of treatment, a vital step in recycling.

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Trash Burning, With a Clean-Energy Twist - The New York Times

May 22, 2013· Trash Burning, With a Clean-Energy Twist. A Waste to Energy Canada plant in Dargavel, Scotland. ... The Hague — After this newspaper has been read, it may be used to line a birdcage, recycled ...

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Recycling used nuclear fuel - Orano la Hague - YouTube

Aug 01, 2019· Recycling used nuclear fuel - The Orano la Hague site has been recycling 96% of nuclear materials in used nuclear fuel into new fuel for decades. The remaini...

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Information About the La Hague Nuclear Complex …

UK), known as the 'La Hague' plutonium plant and currently owned byAREVANC. The original purpose of La Hague, built in the 60's, was to produce plutonium for the atomic bomb. Now, it is officially used to separate the plutonium from the other wastes, in order to reuse it in nuclear MOX fuel combined with Uranium (6­7 % of plutonium).

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Reprocessing and Recycling of Used Nuclear Fuels : The ...

The recycling plant's activities comply with international law and standards EURATOM treaty: the discharges levels for La Hague and Melox were approved by the European Commission pursuant to Article 37 All recycling activities comply with the 2001Joint Convention on Spent Fuel and Waste (AIEA)

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La Hague site - Wikipedia

The La Hague site is a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant at La Hague on the Cotentin Peninsula in northern France, with the Manche storage centre bordering on it. Operated by Orano, formerly AREVA, and prior to that COGEMA (Compagnie générale des matières atomiques), La Hague has nearly half of the world's light water reactor spent nuclear fuel reprocessing capacity.

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ALPHA WASTE MINIMIZATION IN TERMS OF VOLUME …

ALPHA WASTE MINIMIZATION IN TERMS OF VOLUME AND RADIOACTIVITY AT COGEMA'S MELOX AND LA HAGUE PLANTS M. ARSLAN1, J. C. DUMONT2, V. LONDRES3, F. J. PONCELET3 1 COGEMA, Recycling Business Unit, Marcoule Plant, BP 170, 30206 Bagnols-sur-Cèze Cedex, France 2 COGEMA, Reprocessing Business Unit, La Hague Plants, 50440 Beaumont Hague Cedex, France

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Radioactivity : Fuel reprocessing

The AREVA plant in the La Hague near Cherbourg is the world's largest industrial fuel reprocessing facility. Other plants also exist, in Sellafield in England, in Russia and in Japan. Alongside the reprocessing facilities, the La Hague plant processes spent fuel from power plants in France and several other, mainly European countries.

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Industrial reprocessing and waste minimization at COGEMA ...

@article{osti_6914318, title = {Industrial reprocessing and waste minimization at COGEMA, La Hague}, author = {Ledermann, P}, abstractNote = {COGEMA is making significant progress in waste volume reduction at the UP3 reprocessing plant. The plant was designed to generate three-quarters of a canister of vitrified high-level waste and three drums of bitumenized medium-level waste per metric ton ...

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Nuclear reprocessing - Wikipedia

Nuclear reprocessing is the chemical separation of fission products and unused uranium from spent nuclear fuel. Originally, reprocessing was used solely to extract plutonium for producing nuclear weapons.With commercialization of nuclear power, the reprocessed plutonium was recycled back into MOX nuclear fuel for thermal reactors. The reprocessed uranium, also known as the spent fuel …

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Aggregates - Hague UK

Hague Demolition & Dismantling, Hague Earthworks & Remediation and Hague Aggregates & Soils are trading styles of Hague Plant Limited. which is a company registered in England & Wales No 01222728

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Nuclear Wasteland

La Hague's 5000 workers absorb less radiation than they would if they were employed at a nuclear power plant. LA Hague takes exposure seriously, nevertheless. Inside the plant, there's a bit ...

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Reprocessing / Recycling of Used Fuels 40 years of ...

1961 Start of construction of a recycling plant named UP2 dedicated to used fuel from UNGG (Natural Uranium-Graphite-Gas) reactors ... La Hague Plant : from start of construction to maturity…. 1996 The La Hague Plant global capacity reaches 1700 tons/year. ATOMS FOR THE FUTURE–-p.28

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1 RECYCLING January 2009 1

18 RECYCLING january 2009 18 La Hague site The largest reprocessing-recycling plant in the world Two production units with the same output UP3, commissioned in 1990 UP2 800, commissioned in 1994 Two adjoining plants A total annual capacity of 1700 tons of used fuel The original production unit will be decommissioned Surface area : 300 hectares

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The Dutch are recycling more plastic, but the quality is ...

The Dutch are collecting more plastic for recycling than ever but the quality is going down which makes the plastic more difficult to reuse, according to a report for the transport and environment ministry and quoted by broadcaster NOS. In 2007, just 500 grammes of plastic, metal and used drinks packaging was collected for recycling per head of the population and that has now gone up to more ...

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Why Doesn't U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel? - Forbes

Oct 01, 2014· In France, spent fuel from that country's 58 nuclear power plants is shipped to a recycling facility at Cap La Hague overlooking the English Channel, where it sits and cools down in ...

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International Transportation MOX F lMOX Fuel

Used fuel transports from NPP to Recycling Plant (La Hague) About 250 casks transported per year FCIX meeting – July 1, 2010 p. 3 High Level Wastes HLW : Vitrified wastes – nearly 20 casks transported per year returned to owner (country of origin) Recycling Products Fresh MOX fuel from recycling plant to NPP – More than 50 casks

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Unsafety at France's La Hague nuclear recycling plant ...

Mar 24, 2017· Areva unions warn about safety at France's La Hague nuclear recycling plant Unions says cost cuts, redundancies jeopardise safety * Regulator ASN inspects plant following union warning * ASN: plant is safe but will be vigilant, adapt procedures * ASN confirms some radioactive waste containers flawed (Adds ASN comments) Nasdaq, By Geert De ClercqPARIS, March 23…

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ASN to monitor corrosion in La Hague evaporators - World ...

A series of measurements of the thickness of the steel walls of some of the evaporators at Areva's La Hague reprocessing plant in northern France has indicated faster than expected corrosion. The country's nuclear regulator, the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN), said it will monitor Areva's work to minimize future corrosion of these evaporators.

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Nuclear Power in the Netherlands | Dutch Nuclear Energy ...

Used nuclear fuel from Dodewaard was recycled at the UK's Thorp facility at Sellafield, and that from Borssele at France's La Hague. Areva NC, operators of La Hague, hold a contract to recycle Borssele used fuel until 2015, and 375 tonnes had been reprocessed there to mid-2014.

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Recycling Nuclear Fuel: The French Do It, Why Can't Oui ...

Since beginning operations, France's La Hague plant has safely processed over 23,000 tones of used fuel--enough to power France for fourteen years. Their success has sparked plenty of interest abroad.

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Home - Hague UK

Hague is a family-owned company, established in 1975, operating out of Sheffield. We are one of the region's leading suppliers of contracting services, aggregates and waste disposal. We have a large client base that include blue chip, construction and development companies and local authorities.

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Sims Dutch E-Waste Recycling Plant Receives WEEELABEX ...

Sims' Netherlands electronics recycling centre processes around 65,000 tonnes of e-waste each year and has special facilities for processing LCD monitors, TV's and toner cartridges from copiers and printers.. According to the company, a part of Sims Metal Management, its internal protocols aligned with the WEEELABEX model to earn it the first certification in the Netherlands.

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Processing of Used Nuclear Fuel - World Nuclear Association

May 06, 2015· The United States does not reprocess its nuclear fuel, but Britain has a large reprocessing plant in Sellafield. A planned recycling plant in Rokkasho, Japan - modeled on La Hague - …

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