Schedule set for final three days of Joint Review Panel hearing
into OPG's DGR project
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schedule has been set for the final three days of the Joint Review
Panel hearing into Ontario Power Generation (OPG)'s proposed Deep
Geologic Repository (DGR) for low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste
at the Bruce Nuclear site in the Municipality of Kincardine.
The initial four weeks of extensive testimony (three weeks in Kincardine and one week in Port Elgin) wrapped up
Oct. 11. The hearing is set to continue Monday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at The Plex in Port Elgin, and will run Tuesday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday's session will focus on licensing, while Tuesday's will be on environmental protection, and the final day of the hearing, Wednesday, will deal with management systems.
Wednesday will include an in-camera session (closed to the public) from 9-10 a.m., and the panel will be making its closing remarks at the end of that day.
For a detailed schedule, click here.
Meanwhile, the Joint Review Panel is committed to offering the proponent (OPG) and all registered hearing participants an opportunity to make closing remarks, following the public hearing.
The panel has determined that it will receive closing remarks in writing from the proponent and registered hearing participants as detailed below:
For more information, click here.
Following receipt of the closing remarks, the panel will confer with regard to the information received throughout the review.
Once the panel decides that it has obtained all of the information it requires, the record will be closed and no further information will be considered by the panel.The panel will then prepare the environmental assessment report.
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Friday, October 18, 2013