[Machine Translation] The potential hazard in La Hague is unrivaled. Yves Marignac is an independent expert and a “critical” nuclear expert. He heads the WISE-Paris research firm and has drafted a disturbing study of the consequences of a terrorist attack on the Areva waste reprocessing plant.The high-level and intermediate-level waste is stored in La Hague, near Cherbourg. The Areva reprocessing plant also houses in its cooling pools the equivalent of 100 nuclear “cores” in spent fuel. That is double what is “loaded” in the 58 French reactors and the highest concentration of radioactive material in Europe … A situation that does not worry that antinuclear. A study by Wise-Paris showed, after September 11, 2001, that the downfall of an airliner on this site would have unimaginable consequences. Sixteen years after the situation has not changed. Explanations with its author, Yves Marignac.
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