Nuclear: the ASN points to an additional puzzle. The Nuclear Safety Authority has expressed the “need to anticipate, at least a decade, any strategic evolution of the fuel cycle”. A few days of government announcements on the energy roadmap of France for the next ten years, the Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) has added a dose of additional complexity. In a notice published Thursday, the ASN points “the need to anticipate, at least a decade, any strategic evolution of the fuel cycle operation.” In other words: the government should not only reason in terms of the age of nuclear reactors, but also spent fuel management.
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