On June 10, 2014, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold two open-house events in Hornepayne, Ontario.

Date: June 10, 2014
Afternoon open house: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Evening open house: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Royal Canadian Legion, 48 Sixth, Hornepayne, ON P0M 1Z0

According to the CNSC notice:

  • CNSC will explain their regulatory role and their early involvement in a deep geological repository for used nuclear fuel.
  • CNSC staff will provide information about the CNSC’s regulatory considerations, including our licensing process, Aboriginal consultation, transportation of nuclear substances, and opportunities for the public to participate in the public hearing process.
  • CNSC staff will also answer questions about the federal regulator’s early role in conducting pre-project design reviews of geologic repository concepts. The CNSC has not yet received a licence application for this repository.

For more information from the CNSC about this event, visit http://www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca/eng/waste/high-level-waste/community-meetings-with-the-CNSC/open-house-hornepayne.cfm

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