Category Archives: Centraco

WNN summary of French reprocessing explosion

World Nuclear News published this a little while ago: Explosion at French waste site 12 September 2011  A worker was killed today by an explosion in a furnace used to prepare contaminated metal for disposal.  Details of the event come … Continue reading

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French reprocessing facility had been cited earlier this year for safety violations

Talk about burying the lead! This was the tenth paragraph of the Wall Street Journal’s article on the explosion this morning at a French reprocessing site: In 2011 France’s nuclear safety regulator issued a warning over safety measures at the … Continue reading

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There ARE reactors at Marcoule

Something you always have to watch out for in Nuke Speak is the carefully crafted half-truth. Much that has been said this morning about the explosion at Marcoule has said that there are no nuclear reactors at the site. What … Continue reading

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