Areva in Richland manufactures nuclear fuel rods used to create about 5 percent of the nation’s energy.
Areva in Richland manufactures nuclear fuel rods used to create about 5 percent of the nation’s energy. Tri-City Herald file
Areva in Richland manufactures nuclear fuel rods used to create about 5 percent of the nation’s energy. Tri-City Herald file

Areva to add $12 million facility to its Richland nuclear fuel plant

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