Used fuel DGR open houses in Lucknow

By Don Crosby, Owen Sound Sun Times

Monday, March 3, 2014 11:14:12 EST AM

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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization will hold a two-

day open house in Lucknow this week to talk to residents of Huron-Kinloss about what would be involved in becoming the storage sit

e for Canada’s high-level nuclear waste.

Huron-Kinloss is one of 15 communities across Canada still interested in being host to a deep geologic repository for the waste.

Last week the NWMO held a similar two-day event in Walkerton answering questions and sharing information with Brockton residents.

The week before that officials were in South Bruce, where NWMO officials met with members of several interested community groups including first responders, members of the local business community and residents seeking more information.

Huron-Kinloss, South Bruce and Brockton are still considering their options while Saugeen Shores and Arran-Elderslie have been eliminated as potential host communities in Bruce County.

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