EDF Slumps on Report It Underestimated Cost of Waste Storage

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  • Deep storage project may cost 30 billion euros, Les Echos says
  • French utility sees `optimizations' at site reducing expense

Electricite de France SA, the operator of 58 atomic reactors in France, dropped to a record in Paris trading after newspaper Les Echos said the utility may have underestimated the cost of storing its most radioactive waste.

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