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The dangers and uncertainties in Andra’s radioactive waste disposal project in Bure (Meuse)

Le Monde 5th Jan 2021, Environmentalists and unionists combine against the radioactive waste landfill project in Bure (Meuse).  In a forum at the ”World”, they stated their concern at the dangers and uncertainties of the project.  Their opinion is bolstered by a recent statement issued on January 13 by the Environmental Austhority, which stressed the uncertainties surrouding the waste disposal plan.
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The Environmental Authority [independent body created in France in 2009, in accordance with European environmental law] , issued its opinion on Andra’s global impact study, highlighting numerous omissions or shortcomings and requesting further studies. The Environmental Authority thus confirms our doubts.
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Vigorous opposition has never ceased to alert the public, since 1987, to the immense risks of the geological disposal of radioactive waste. The opinion of the Environmental Authority corroborates what thousands of citizens, elected officials and independent scientists have been denouncing for years, without being truly heard.

https://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2021/02/05/ne-poursuivons-pas-sur-la-voie-sans-retour-du-stockage-geologique-des-dechets-radioactifs_6068912_3232.html

February 8, 2021 - Posted by | France, wastes

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