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Nuclear Waste Deep Geological Repository Proposal

Posted By bradford On February 18, 2016 @ 10:18 pm In | Comments Disabled

Nuclear Waste Deep Geological Repository Proposal (update)

On February 18, 2016, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, has issued a request to Ontario Power Generation for additional information on alternate locations for the project, cumulative environmental effects, and an updated list of mitigation commitments for each identified adverse effect under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.

Read the public notice here [1].

Learn more about the OPG proposal here [2].

UPDATE: OPG has informed [3] the federal government that it will complete further studies on its proposed deep geologic repository (DGR) by Dec. 31, 2016.

RELATED: Prevent Cancer Now is among 80 organizations that signed a joint letter [4] opposing OPG’s proposed Deep Geologic Repository.

SEE ALSO: An Ounce Newsletter (Fall 2013 [5]):
“Kincardine Nuclear Waste Deep Geological Repository Proposal – bait & switch to a bigger, riskier plan?”


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[1] here: http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/document-eng.cfm?document=104963

[2] here: http://www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca/eng/resources/status-of-new-nuclear-projects/deep-geologic-repository/index.cfm

[3] OPG has informed: http://www.opg.com/news-and-media/news-releases/Documents/160415FurtherDRGStudies.pdf

[4] signed a joint letter: http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=3222da60e069ebfa4c1807bea&id=258df5e908&e=a5dd940881

[5] Fall 2013: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/kincardine-nuclear-waste-deep-geological-repository-proposal-%E2%80%93-a-bait-and-switch-to-a-bigger-even-riskier-plan

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