Notice of public hearing and participant funding for the review of Orano Canada’s uranium mine decommissioning licence for Cluff Lake.

News release

December 10, 2018 – Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist Indigenous peoples and members of the public in participating in the review of the licence renewal application and the Commission hearing process for Orano Canada Inc. The CNSC will hold a public hearing on May 15, 2019 to consider the application from Orano Canada to renew its uranium mine decommissioning licence for Cluff Lake for a period of five years. The Cluff Lake mine is located in northwestern Saskatchewan.

Through the CNSC’s Participant Funding Program (PFP), up to $75,000 in funding is being made available for the provision of new and valuable information through informed and topic-specific interventions to the Commission.

The deadline for submitting a completed PFP application form to the CNSC for the review of the licence application is February 15, 2019.

The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

For more information, view the notices of public hearing or visit the Public Commission hearings and Participant Funding Program sections of the CNSC website.


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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

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