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France seeks strategy as nuclear waste site risks saturation point

Used nuclear fuel is seen in a storage pool at the Orano nuclear waste reprocessing plant in La Hague, near Cherbourg, France, January 17, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

La Hague, France Reuters At a nuclear waste site in Normandy, robotic arms guided by technicians behind a protective shield manoeuvre a pipe that will turn radioactive chemicals into glass as France seeks to make safe the byproducts of its growing reliance on atomic power.  The fuel-cooling pools in La Hague, on the country’s north-western […]