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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has submitted the information requested on Feb. 18, 2016, by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change with respect to OPG’s proposal for a Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) in Kincardine, Ontario. The information submitted to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency includes:
The information submitted to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency includes:
The studies show that relocating the DGR to an alternate location would result in increased environmental effects and significant incremental costs, with no assurance of increased safety to workers and the public, or protection of the environment.
Based on the findings, OPG maintains that a DGR is the right answer for its low- and intermediate level waste, and that the current proposed Bruce nuclear site is the right location.
An independent federal
Joint Review Panel
recommended in 2015 that OPG’s project move ahead “now rather than
later,” based on a strong safety case and to reduce risks to the
OPG generates safe, clean, reliable, low-cost power for Ontario. More than 99 per cent of this power is free of smog and greenhouse gas emissions. OPG's power is priced 40 per cent lower than power from other generators, which helps moderate customer bills
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Scientists from around the world agree that Ontario Power Generation’s plan for a deep geologic repository is the safest, most responsible solution.
Ontario Power Generation’s plan for the safe, permanent storage of its low and intermediate-level nuclear waste. It’s the responsible thing to do.
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Wednesday, January 11, 2017