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BMUB report published

16 November 2017

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear  (BMUB) has published a report on the “Assessment of the legal preconditions under which it would be possible to decommission uranium enrichment and nuclear fuel production in Germany”. It has been noted by Urenco and we are analysing it internally.

There is no new policy on this subject, and there cannot be until some time after a new German Government is formed. In the interim, we will continue to communicate with relevant parties.

An end to uranium enrichment does not appear among the legal resolutions for Germany’s phase-out of nuclear energy and Urenco's activities in Gronau are based on a permanent operating licence. Regular safety checks confirm that the uranium enrichment plant in Gronau (UAG) complies with the highest safety and quality standards.

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About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with its head office based close to London, UK. With plants in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA, it operates in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain which enables the sustainable generation of electricity for consumers around the world.

Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable uranium enrichment services for power generation within a framework of high environmental, social and corporate responsibility standards.

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