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Historically, the National radioactive waste management Agency (Andra) was created within the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) by a November 7 1979 order.

 

Article 13 of the December 30 1991 Waste Act No. 91-1381 related to research on the management of radioactive waste, that became article L.542-12 in the Environment Code, made the Andra independent of the CEA by transforming it into a public industrial and commercial establishment (French acronym EPIC) responsible for long term management of radioactive waste, under the authority of the Ministries for Energy, Research and Environment.

 

 

In this respect two important acts were promulgated in 2006 :

 


  
  
  

National radioactive waste management Agency (Andra)
National radioactive waste management Agency (Andra)

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