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A decision has been pushed back on whether to allow construction of a nuclear waste dump near the shores of Lake Huron.
The Canadian Minister of the Environment has been given a three-month extension on deciding the fate of the low-to- intermediate level nuclear dump.
The extension is intended to allow a public comment period focusing on input from the aboriginal nations involved.
The comment period ends September 1st, and the Minister’s decision is expected by December 2nd.
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Ontario Power Generation’s, or OPG’s, proposed nuclear dump has been declared safe enough to construct by a Canadian Joint Review Panel of scientists.
The panel submitted over 400 pages of analysis to the Minister. She now has 4 months to decide whether or not to grant OPG a permit to construct.
The panel recommended numerous plans of action that OPG will need to account for if they want to retain their accepted status.
It’s important to remember OPG is only requesting a permit to build the facility.
They will need to go through another assessment to earn a permit to use it.
After two years of hearings and arguments, a recommendation was released Wednesday, May 6th, on building a nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron.
A Canadian Panel was tasked with assessing the proposal for a nuclear dump which would be run by Ontario Power Generation – or OPG.
The Canadian Minister of the Environment will review the panel’s recommendations and issue a decision on whether or not to allow a nuclear dump within the Lake Huron watershed.
We’ll have a more detailed description of the panel’s recommendations once the documents are made public.
Ontario Power Generation, or OPG, has talked themselves hoarse defending their proposal for a nuclear waste storage facility near Lake Huron.