Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

November 27, 2006 14:29 ET

CNSC/Notice of Public Hearing

Ref. 2007-H-02

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 27, 2006) - The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold a two-day public hearing on the application by Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG), for the renewal of the operating licence for the Western Waste Management Facility located at the Bruce nuclear generating station, near Tiverton, Ontario. OPG has applied for a 10 year licence, until May 31, 2017.

Hearing Day One: January 24, 2007
Place: CNSC Public Hearing Room, 14th floor,
280 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Hearing Day Two: April 19, 2007
Place: CNSC Public Hearing Room, 14th floor,
280 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario

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

OPG's application for licence renewal includes a request for
authorization to construct and operate a low level storage building,
additional in-ground containers and eight refurbishment waste storage

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 March 19, 2007 at the address below. The request must
include the following information, as per the Canadian Nuclear Safety
Commission Rules of Procedure:

- a written submission of the comments to be presented to the
- 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:

Contact Information

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