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Cameco Uranium Conversion Plant Shut Down While Regulators Investigate Incident via Nuclear Street

Canada’s sole uranium conversion plant is offline pending an investigation by regulators into an unplanned shutdown last week. Cameco, which owns the Port Hope Conversion Facility, reported that the uranium hexafluoride plant was in operation during the installation of safety-related … Continue reading

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Liquid bomb-grade uranium to be shipped secretly from Chalk River to U.S. via Ottawa Citizen

OTTAWA — Nuclear officials are preparing to secretly transport a toxic stew of liquid bomb-grade uranium by armed convoy from Chalk River to a South Carolina reprocessing site. The “high priority” mission marks the first time authorities have attempted to … Continue reading

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PQ confirms it’ll close Gentilly via Montreal Gazette

Quebec’s only nuclear power plant raised fearsafter health anomalies reported in its vicinity Nearly 30 years after it went into operation, it appears the days are numbered for Quebec’s only operating nuclear power plant. A spokesman for the Parti Québécois … Continue reading

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Full steam ahead for Darlington nuclear expansion via DurhamRegion.com

Ontario Power Generation officials have cleared another hurdle — an important one — in the bid for a new nuclear build at Darlington.The federal government has given its approval to the environmental assessment of the new build project, with Natural … Continue reading

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