France launched a national debate on how to treat its 1.6 million cubic meters of nuclear waste as part of the country's National Plan for the Management of Radioactive Waste takes place under the auspices of Andra, the national agency responsible for its management.
Currently, Cigéo, the €35 billion Industrial Centre for Geological Storage, is being built in Bure, in eastern France, a region with no seismic activity and thick layers of slate that keep water out.
The idea is to create chambers...

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