Used fuel DGR wouldn�t impact lakeshore, says Huron-Kinloss council

Post Date: 30/05/2012, 02:17

By Barb McKay

If Huron-Kinloss is chosen to host a deep geologic repository for nuclear waste, cottagers can rest assured it won’t be located anywhere near the lakeshore.

 Township council made the decision at last Monday’s council meeting that if the Canadian Waste Management Organization (CWMO) selects Huron-Kinloss to store 48,000 tonnes of high level nuclear waste the lakeshore area is off limits.

“It will only be sited east of Highway 21,” said township clerk, Sonya Watson. “They (council) want to preserve the lakeshore area for future development. They want to make that known now.”

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