Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Decision on Storing Ontario Nuclear Waste Delayed Again for More Study

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Decision on Storing Ontario Nuclear Waste Delayed Again for More Study

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Ontario nuclear waste decision delayed

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TORONTO - The federal government has again delayed a decision on Ontario Power Generation's plan to bury nuclear waste at the Bruce Nuclear site near Lake Huron.

OPG says the federal government has said it won't make a decision as planned on March 1 and says Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has instead has requested three studies.

The utility says Ottawa wants an updated analysis of potential combined environmental effects of the site, an updated list of OPG's commitments to mitigate any identified effects, and a study into the environmental effects of alternate sites.

OPG says it maintains that a deep geologic repository is the right answer for Ontario's low and intermediate level waste, and that the Kincardine, Ont., site is the right location. …

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