Don Ross: The best news I’ve heard in a long time

Conceptual design of OPG’s proposed deep geologic repository (DGR) Source: Ontario Power Generation
The good news is now official! Ontario Power Generation has withdrawn their application for the proposed deep geologic repository for low and intermediate level radioactive wastes that they had intended to construct beneath the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, and today the Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced that he had “terminated the environmental assessment process of the designated project at the request of the proponent.”

Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste

Interested Parties
June 26, 2020 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has terminated the environmental assessment of the Deep Geologic Repository for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste Project (the Project) pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012. Ontario Power Generation notified the Minister that it wishes to terminate the federal environmental assessment for the Project. This letter can be viewed at the following link:
Letters from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change regarding this decision have been sent to Ontario Power Generation and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and can be viewed at the following links:
You are receiving this message as a member of the distribution list for the environmental assessment of the DGR Project. If you would prefer not to receive emails regarding the environmental assessment, please send a message to CEAA.DGR.Project-Projet.DGR.ACEE@ceaa-acee.gc.ca.
Sincerely,
Deep Geologic Repository Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
Ottawa, ON K1A 0H3

CEAA.DGR.Project-Projet.DGR.ACEE@ceaa-acee.gc.ca


Don Ross is a member of the County Sustainability Group


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