EUROCHEMIC: A PLANT WITH TWO UNIQUE LIVES // The experimental reprocessing plant Eurochemic in Dessel made - and still makes - in many respects industrial history. It was undoubtedly unique to have scientists from thirteen European countries sharing their knowledge in a large and ambitious project in the strongly screened field of nuclear science. This international cooperation resulted in an innovative reprocessing installation which guaranteed a decisive progress in the process of recovering spent fuel. It’s striking that after the definite close down of Eurochemic the installation got ‘a second life’ as a pilot project for the development of nuclear decommissioning techniques. With Eurochemic for the first time a civil nuclear reprocessing plant was decommissioned. Eurochemic is a factory with two unique lives…  
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