Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

December 13, 2006 13:30 ET

CNSC: Revised Notice of Public Hearing

Ref. 2007-H-04 Revision 1

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 13, 2006) - The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold a one-day public hearing to consider an amendment to Cameco Corporation's (Cameco) current mining operating licence for the Key Lake uranium mining facility located in northern Saskatchewan.

One-Day Hearing: January 25, 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 will consider the addition of a licence condition regarding the current action plan to reduce selenium and molybdenum in the facility's mill effluent. At the same time, the Commission staff will provide a mid-term report on Cameco's performance and compliance with the CNSC's regulatory requirements.

CNSC staff and Cameco submissions to be considering at this hearing are available as of December 1, 2006.

The public is invited to comment on the proposed licence amendment. Requests to intervene must be filed with the Secretary of the Commission by December 22, 2006 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: www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca. Hearing documents (submissions) are not available on-line and must be requested through the Secretariat at the address below:

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