La Hague - Nuclear fuel recycling plant
The nuclear fuel recycling site of La Hague (Areva company) is protected by kilometers of electrified barbed wire and special patrol security teams. Since 2001 a military radar has been installed against a possible attack by plane and even missiles have been deployed. This site is one of the few in the world whith the capacity of reprocessing used uranium and plutonium and produces MOX fuel .
Nuclear reprocessing plant of La Hague, by the Cogema company, Normandy, France, March 2011.
- David Gourhan
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