Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

April 25, 2007 14:45 ET

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission: Notice of Public Hearing

Ref. 2007-H-11

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 25, 2007) - The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold a two-day public hearing to consider Ontario Power Generation Inc.'s (OPG) application for an operating licence for its Darlington Waste Management Facility (DWMF). The facility is located on the site of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station, within the Municipality of Clarington, Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario. OPG has applied for an operating licence to be valid for a period of 5 years.

Hearing Day One: June 22, 2007
Place: CNSC Public Hearing Room, 14th floor, 280 Slater
Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Hearing Day Two: September 12, 2007
Place: CNSC Public Hearing Room, 14th floor, 280 Slater
Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Public hearings follow the agenda published prior to the hearing date.

The Commission issued a Waste Facility Construction Licence in July 2004. The operating licence would allow OPG to bring the facility into service.

The public is invited to comment on OPG's application on Hearing Day Two. Requests to intervene must be filed with the Secretary of the Commission by August 13, 2007 at the address below. The request must include the following information, as per the CNSC Rules of Procedure:

- a written submission of the comments to be presented to the Commission;

- a statement setting out whether the requester wishes to intervene by way of written submission only or by way of written submission and oral presentation; and

- name, address and telephone of the requester.

Agendas and information on the public hearing process, including how to participate in public hearings, are available at the CNSC Web site: Hearing documents (submissions) are not available on-line and must be requested through the Secretariat at the address below:

c/o Louise Levert
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Tel.: (613) 996-9063 or 1-800-668-5284
280 Slater St., P.O. Box 1046 Fax : (613) 995-5086
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5S9 E-mail:

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