The Visit of ANDRA
On the morning of November 12, 2015, Mr. Pierre-Marie Abadie, CEO of ANDRA*, visited NUMO prior to the open symposium on geological disposal held by NUMO at Tamachi, Tokyo.
The symposium in the afternoon began with Mr. Abadie’s keynote speech entitled “French experience of siting Cigéo, geological disposal facility project for high-level radioactive waste management.” He explained the historical perspective, the present work and the future direction of the Cigéo project.
The presentation was followed by the dialogue with Ms. Yuko Sakita, a journalist and Mr. Shunsuke Kondo, President of NUMO. The discussion focused on practical measures to build trust in the community.
*The National Radioactive Waste Management Agency of France
Mr. Pierre-Marie Abadie
Mr. Kondo, Mr. Abadie and Ms. Sakita
Mr. Abadie and the staff of ANDRA
answering questions from attendees
- The presentation material is available below.
> “French experience of siting Cigéo, geological disposal facility project or high-level radioactive waste management” (5.0MB)
- NUMO has entered into the collaborative agreement with ANDRA. It undertakes information exchanges, site visits, joint researches, public relations activities, etc.