Haute-Vienne


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Haute-Vienne

(French otvjɛn)
n
(Placename) a department of W central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Limoges. Pop: 353 788 (2003 est). Area: 5555 sq km (2166 sq miles)
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Cogema, the world leader in the nuclear fuel cycle, will appear before the Limoges criminal court on June 24, 2005 accused of "pollution and abandoning or dumping waste containing radioactive substances" in the Haute-Vienne, the court announced on January 31.
According to the association Sources et Rivieres du Limousin (Limousin springs and rivers) that lodged a complaint in 1999, COGEMA (part of the Areva group) allegedly polluted several water courses in Haute-Vienne with radioactive material which accumulated in the sediment and formed waste.
Cogema, the French Areva group's nuclear reprocessing subsidiary, faces court action over "pollution, the abandonment and dumping of waste containing radioactive substances" in the Haute-Vienne region of France.
school transport requiring vehicles 5/7/9 places carried out on the northern sector haute-vienne and la souterraine (creuse).