Deep Geologic Repository Project - Public Comment Invited on Additional Information

News Release

January 18, 2017 — Ottawa — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is seeking public comments on the additional information submitted by the proponent, Ontario Power Generation, for the proposed Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste in Kincardine, Ontario.

The Agency invites the public, Indigenous groups and governments to review and comment on the additional information. Comments received will be taken into consideration by the Agency in its analysis and technical review of the additional information.

All comments received will be considered public. Written comments in either official language should be sent by February 17, 2017 to:

The Agency will prepare a draft report containing its analysis of the additional information and the comments received. The public and Indigenous groups will be invited to review and comment on the Agency's report at a future date.

Quick Facts

  • On January 3, 2017, the additional information was made available on the public registry.
  • In February 2016, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change requested that the proponent provide additional information on alternate locations for the project, cumulative environmental effects of the project, and an updated list of mitigation commitments for each identified adverse effect under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.

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