Saturday, December 01, 2007
AAEA President Takes Fact Finding Trip To France
AAEA President Norris McDonald traveled to France to tour a nuclear fuel reprocessing facility, meet with a member of the French congress and tour a nuclear power plant. The fact finding trip was from November 24-29, 2007 and included a ride on France's bullet train.
McDonald toured the La Hague nuclear fuel reprocessing facility near Normandy. He was briefed by Assemblyman Claude Birraux, a member of the National Assembly of France and the Chairman of the Parliamentary Office for Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Options. McDonald toured the Civaux nuclear power plant, France's newest. He is pictured above standing in front of this clean, safe, state-of-the-art emission free electricity producing facility.