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Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste

The project is a proposal by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to prepare, construct and operate a deep geologic disposal facility on the Bruce Nuclear Site within the municipality of Kincardine, Ontario. The DGR would be designed to manage low and intermediate waste produced from the continued operation of OPG-owned nuclear generations at Bruce, Pickering and Darlington, Ontario.

Latest update

August 21, 2017 - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has requested additional information on the environmental assessment from the proponent.

December 12, 2016 - The Governor in Council extended the time limit for the issuance of the decision statement by 243 days.



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  • Location

    • Bruce Nuclear Site (Ontario)
  • Project Type

    • Nuclear and Related Facilities
  • Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Ontario Power Generation
  • Authorities

    • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment by Review Panel under CEAA 2012
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