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Return shipment of vitrified residues from France to Japan


Executive summary

Three shipments of vitrified residues have been safely shipped from France to Japan: a first transport of 28 canisters was carried out in 1995 (from February 23rd to April 25th), and two other returns (40 canisters from January 13th to March 18th 1997 and 60 canisters from January 21st to March 13th 1998) have been performed. Two other shipments have been safely completed by rail in May 1996 and March 1997 to Germany.

These transports have begun the process of residues return from France to their country of origin; similar transports will be performed in the years to come on a regular basis.

Infomation File, December 1998



Release: December 1998