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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has formally withdrawn its site preparation and construction licence application for a deep geologic repository (DGR) for low and intermediate-level waste at the Bruce nuclear site. It has also terminated the federal environmental assessment process for the repository.

Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/OPG-terminates-environmental-assessment-process-fo

The 4500-member Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) announced on 31 January that 85% of those casting ballots had rejected the construction of a deep geologic repository at the Bruce nuclear power plant in Ontario, Canada.

Date: Tuesday, 04 February 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsindigenous-community-rejects-waste-repository-plans-in-ontario-7753680

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) said it remains committed to seeking safe and permanent disposal of nuclear waste after the members of Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) voted not to support plans for a deep geologic repository (DGR) for low and intermediate-level waste at the Bruce nuclear site. OPG said in 2013 that it would not build the DGR without the support of the First Nation.

Date: Tuesday, 04 February 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/OPG-to-explore-alternatives-to-deep-geologic-repos

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