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Second Uranium Leak in France

July 19, 2008

World News IN BRIEF

*PARIS A uranium leak that could date back several years has been found at a plant run by the nuclear power company Areva in Romans- sur-Isere, south-eastern France, officials said. Ministers said there was no environmental or health risk. The news came a day after the government ordered safety tests in all the country’s 19 nuclear power plants following another leak at an Areva plant this month.

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