Enrico Fermi

Often referred to as 'Trino Vercellese', meaning ‘Trino in the Province of Vercelli’
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Italy begins shipments of uranium to France: report

Monday, December 17, 2007

ROME, Dec 16 2007 A first shipment of uranium bars left a disused nuclear plant in northern Italy on Sunday bound for France, where they will be reprocessed in Le Hague, Normandy, the ANSA news agency reported.

The 34 uranium bars -- the first 7.5 tonnes of 235 tonnes of waste to be sent to France for disposal -- were first loaded in two casks onto a truck under heavy guard, then placed on a special train for the journey across the Alps.

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