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COGEMA nuclear reprocessing plant

One of the chimneys of the nuclear reprocessing plant of La Hague. This site of the Areva company is one of the few in the world with the ability of recycling used nuclear fuel and producing MOX fuel. Ecologists have denounced the danger of this material particulary polluting. They also have revealed high concentration of air pollution in the villages around the plant.

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One of the chimneys of the nuclear reprocessing plant of La Hague. This site of the Areva company is one of the few in the world with the ability of recycling used nuclear fuel and producing MOX fuel. Ecologists have denounced the danger of this material particulary polluting. They also have revealed high concentration of air pollution in the villages around the plant.