Regulatory Oversight Report for Waste Management, Storage and Processing Facilities in Canada: 2015.
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold a public meeting on December 14 or 15, 2016 in Ottawa, ON, during which CNSC staff will present the Regulatory Oversight Report for Waste Management, Storage and Processing Facilities in Canada: 2015.
This report provides CNSC staffâ€™s assessment of the safety performance of radioactive waste management, storage and processing facilities, sites and initiatives in Canada during the 2015 calendar year. The report will be available after October 14, 2016 by request. The deadline for submitting a participant funding application to the CNSC is August 26, 2016.
Licence Renewal for OPG's Western Waste Management Facility (WWMF)
OPG has applied for a ten year extension to their operating license for the Western Waste Management Facility (WWMF). The WWMF is located at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, and receives the low and intermediate level operating and refurbishment wastes from Pickering, Darlington and Bruce nuclear stations. The 2017 application an expansion of the current site and construction of additional storage structures.
Applications for participant funding must be submitted by October 30th. OPGâ€™s submission and CNSC staffâ€™s recommendations to be considered at the hearing will be available after February 10, 2017, and requests to intervene - including written submissions - must be submitted by March 13, 2017. The CNSC will hold a public hearing in April 2017