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#OTD in 1956, Manitou hydro station went into service. Still providing clean, renewable power to #Northwest Ontario… https://t.co/v12FYI7n71

Wed Mar 29 14:45:17

@andrew_leach Hi Andrew - the estimated levelized cost of generation from a refurbished Darlington is 8¢/kWh in 2015$.

Wed Mar 29 14:44:14

RT @leaf: LEAF News - York Region Tree Tenders Workshop, Toronto Volunteer Orientation, Bee Fact sheet and more! - https://t.co/sRQTCNgqbc

Wed Mar 29 14:10:30

​What's New With the DGR Project

January 18, 2017

On Jan. 18, 2017, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) announced it is inviting public comments until Feb. 17, 2017 on the additional information received from OPG on the DGR project. A resource document to assist participants in the preparation of submissions regarding the technical review is available on CEAA’s public registry. 

The CEAA also announced it has allocated just over $146,000 to 10 applicants to assist their participation in the remaining steps of the environmental assessment of this project. For information on the DGR project, visit the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry website at canada.ca/ceaa, reference number 17520.

January 3, 2017

OPG has submitted three studies requested by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change. The three studies submitted to the CEAA include: 

Based on the studies’ findings on environmental effects and other factors, OPG maintains that a DGR is the right answer for Ontario's low- and intermediate-level waste, and that the currently proposed Bruce Nuclear site is the right location.

An independent federal Joint Review Panel (JRP) recommended in 2015 that OPG’s project move ahead “now rather than later,” based on a strong safety case and to reduce risks to the environment.