Go-ahead for Urenco's Eunice plant

14 June 2010

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has authorised the operation of the first cascade at Urenco's Louisiana Energy Services (LES) gas centrifuge enrichment plant at Eunice, New Mexico. Urenco said the process to bring the plant from construction status to fully operational will begin over the next few weeks. The plant will be the first commercial centrifuge enrichment plant to become operational in the USA. Urenco formally inaugurated the plant in June.

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