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   Introduction

AREVA, is the main shareholder of the Compagnie générale des matières nucléaires (Cogema) which controls most of the fuel cycle industry, with the exception of UO-fuel manufacturing (Framatome) and of waste management and disposal, run by the independent public agency ANDRA. Cogema is an industrial and commercial leader in all phases of the fuel cycle, including prospection and running of uranium mines, conversion (Comurhex), enrichment (Eurodif), MOX-fuel fabrication (Melox), reprocessing and waste packaging.

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  Facilities Summary

*) Volume "as dispo" is an estimate of the final disposal gross volume of waste currently in interim storage. Note that if volume "as dispo" is not provided, it's assumed to be the same "as is".