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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) was established in 2002 in accordance with the Nuclear Fuel Waste Act to assume responsibility for long-term management of Canada's used nuclear fuel. The selected approach for the long-term management of used fuel is Adaptive Phased Management.

 

 


Township of Nipigon withdraws from site selection process

On June 17, 2014 the Township of Nipigon passed a resolution to discontinue its involvement as a potential host community for Canada’s plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel.

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Site Selection Process

 

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Airborne Geophysical Surveys

Beginning in April 2014, small fixed-wing planes will be conducting airborne geophysical surveys in the vicinity of three Ontario communities (Hornepayne, Ignace and Schreiber) and one Saskatchewan community (Creighton).

 

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NWMO concludes preliminary assessments in Arran-Elderslie and Saugeen Shores

Early findings indicate both have very limited potential to meet the geoscientific criteria required to host a deep geological repository for used nuclear fuel.

 

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OPG's Deep Geolgic Repository Project for low and intermediate level waste (L & ILW)

OPG's DEEP GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY PROJECT
For Low & Intermediate Level Waste

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is assisting Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in seeking regulatory approval for construction of a proposed Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) for the long-term management of low and intermediate level waste (L&ILW) from OPG-owned or operated reactors. The DGR is planned adjacent to OPG's Western Waste Management Facility (WWMF) on the Bruce nuclear site in the Municipality of Kincardine.

 

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