By Sarah Boychuk, Kincardine News

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 12:42:25 EDT PM

The Township of Huron-Kinloss fielded questions about the used nuclear fuel site selection process from a concerned citizen during a meeting of council on June 4.

Identifying herself as a full-time farmer since 1993, Jutta Splettstoesser asked councillors to consider her three-point action plan before making a final decision to host used fuel.

“I do deeply care for our community,” Splettstoesser said. “I ask you, when and how are you planning to engage the community?”

Splettstoesser suggested the township involve the community in the process through education, engage with the larger community, and provide residents with other sources of information.

“NWMO has a conflict of interest,” Splettstoesser said. “Citizens deserve balanced information.” She listed four websites to provide other views on the issue.

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