Year 1998


Reprocessing Waste Generated at La Hague, per Country (cubic meters, as of 1 March 1998)

WISE-Paris, October 1998

Country
spent fuel reprocessed as
of 1 March 1998
France
5 019 tonnes reprocessed
Germany
3 552 tonnes reprocessed
Japan
2 374 tonnes reprocessed
Switzerland
361 tonnes reprocessed
Netherlands
226 tonnes reprocessed
Belgium
592 tonnes reprocessed
Foreign Total Waste
7 105 tonnes reprocessed
TOTAL Waste
12 124 tonnes reprocessed
High-level (vitrified) radioactive waste
8 000
4 591
3 924
451
308
768
10 042
18 042
Intermediate-level radioactive waste
21 088
17 880
9 588
1 861
1 093
2 971
33 393
54 481
Low-level radioactive waste
51 395
36 372
24 310
3 697
2 314
6 062
72 755
124 150
TOTAL, without decommissioning nor virtual waste
80 483
58 843
37 822
6 009
3 715
9 801
116 190
196 673
Virtual solid waste, corresponding to the conditionning of the effluents.
178 837
126 565
84 590
12 863
8 053
21 094
253 165
432 002
Decommissioning waste, mostly very-low-level radioactive, with low-and intermediate- level waste.
163 619
115 795
77 392
11 769
7 368
19 299
231 623
395 242
TOTAL, with decommissioning and virtual waste
422 939
301 203
199 804
30 641
19 136
50 194
600 978
1 023 917

WISE-Paris 1998

The only waste packages which have been sent back, as of October 1998, are:
3 casks with 128 canisters of vitrified waste for the Japanese customers, corresponding to 156 cubic meters;
2 casks with 84 packages of vitrified waste for the German customers, corresponding to 102 cubic meters.

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