Monday, September 24, 2012 by John Divinski

Saugeen Shores Council moves meeting to larger room for DGR screening report.

It’s showtime at Saugeen Shores council.

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization will be front and centre with its initial screening report on a proposed Deep Geological Repository for the area.

Monday’s Council meeting is being moved to the bigger Rotary Room at the Plex to accommodate the huge crowd that is expected to be on hand to hear the results.

It gets underway at 7:30 PM and for those that can’t make it — it’s being webcast as well on the Saugeen Shores website.

Mayor Mike Smith says from day one this was the idea to find out if this area can support a DGR for spent nuclear fuel and he expects that answer tonight.

A similar presentation was made in Huron Kinloss in mid-August and the screening was encouraging there saying the geology and the acreage available made it a continuing candidate.

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