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The nuclear cycle

Did you know that one third of Europe's energy is produced by nuclear reactors and there are around 130 reactors operating in the EU?

The choice to use nuclear power or not in each of the EU Member States is a national decision. Some countries have nuclear phase-out policies, whilst others are opting for long-term operation and lifetime extension of their nuclear plants. This is a comprehensive overview of the work of the JRC in the domain of nuclear safety and security.

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