December 2012

Hornepayne Moving to Next Step in NWMO Site Selection Process

The Township of Hornepayne has resolved to continue involvement with the Nuclear Waste
Management Organization (NWMO) and learn about Canada’s plan for managing used nuclear fuel over
the long term. Council passed a resolution at its December 21st meeting approving moving forward to
the next step, Preliminary Assessment of Potential Feasibility / Feasibility Studies (Step 3), in the NWMO
process. The process for identifying an informed and willing host community for a deep geological
repository is expected to take seven to ten years.

Council’s expression of interest in moving forward does not commit the Township to becoming a host
community.

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