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France / More Studies Needed On Planned Central Storage Facility, Says ASN

By David Dalton
30 July 2019

More Studies Needed On Planned Central Storage Facility, Says ASN
The Belleville nuclear station is one of the potential sites that has been discussed.
The general safety objectives and design options for a planned central spent nuclear fuel storage facility in France are satisfactory, but additional studies are needed, especially concerning long-term guarantees of the facility’s ability to prevent and contain leaks, regulator ASN said.

ASN said the new facility is needed because existing storage capacity is likely to be full between 2025 and 2035.

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