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, world leader in nuclear fuel cycles, referred to a District Court for "polluting, abandoning or depositing waste containing radioactive substances" in the French region of Haute-Vienne, announced on March 30 that it would appeal the decision after careful examination of its motivation.