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The new Chairman of the Board of Andra and the geoscientific data acquisition and management system are the headers of this sixteenth edition of the Andra International newsletter.
Also in this newsletter, read how to reduce and manage hydrogen release in Cigéo and a subject on the continuous improvements at the Centre de l'Aube.

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Andra's new Governing Board met for the first time on 6 November. Its members proposed Christophe Bouillon, French parliamentary member for Seine-Maritime, as Chairman of the Board.

Press release

The reversibility of a deep geological High-Level waste disposal facility is governance as much as a technical issue. In the October issue of the Andra International Newsletter, we will explore those 2 complementary aspects.  Why and how do we plan and implement reversibility? And how do we prepare for the possible retrieval of packages already disposed of, in the prevailing underground conditions of disposal? Discover how Andra sees reversibility and how it develops the tools enabling it.
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Annual report


 RA 2015

2015 Activity report

Waste management



Where are we?


Where are we?

1 Andra Head Office

2 Manche disposal facility

3a Disposal facility CSA

3b Disposal facility Cires

4 Meuse/Haute-Marne Center



Dossier 2005


The In the framework of the mission entrusted upon Andra by the 30 December 1991 waste act, the Agency presented in 2005 a report on the feasibility of a repository for high-level and long-lived radioactive waste in a deep geological formation.
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