[Machine Translation] After radioactive contamination with americium, a radioactive substance was detected by the Association for the Control of Radioactivity in the West (ACRO), on land around the site of Areva La Hague (Manche), of plutonium, Who just revealed it Thursday, March 2, 2017. Plutonium has been detected on land northwest of the Areva plant in La Hague, Manche, the Association for the Control of Radioactivity in the West (ACRO) revealed Thursday, March 2, 2017. Information confirmed by Areva that the presence of this radioactive substance “does not pose a health risk to humans”. At the origin of this discovery, samples had already been discussed in October 2016. The ACRO had indeed highlighted a radioactive pollution linked to the presence of americium-241 near the site Areva la Hague, Not far from the source of the Landes stream. A pollution recognized in January 2017 by Areva which had announced a plan to collect and treat contaminated land.
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