Tag Archives: Ontario Power Generation (OPG)

Alert about Pickering nuclear plant incident sent ‘in error,’ no danger to the public, OPG says via CBC

‘There is no safety incident and there is no danger to the public,’ premier’s office says Ontario Power Generation says a provincial alert about an incident at the Pickering nuclear generating station east of Toronto early Sunday was sent “in error.” “There … Continue reading

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OPG rejects other sites for nuclear waste storage via The Times Herald

Ontario Power Generation said in a news release that a proposed low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste repository at Kincardine on the shores of Lake Huron is the right solution. Kay Cumbow disagrees. “Anybody who cares about the Great Lakes, we don’t want to … Continue reading

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Is Toronto ready for a radiation emergency? via The Star

As KI pill orders skyrocket in the wake of a Star story, critics say Ontario’s nuclear emergency response plan desperately needs a post-Fukushima update. For 44 years, the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station has operated just five kilometres from Toronto’s eastern … Continue reading

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East end given iodine pills as nuclear disaster precaution via The Star

200,000 GTA homes and businesses have just received pills to protect them from radiation If you live in Durham Region or Scarborough, you may have just been mailed a package of pills in a calming sky blue box. Those pills … Continue reading

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Running out of nuclear options via NOW

Ontario’s nuclear regulator is seeking an unprecedented 13-year licence to keep pumping out nuclear power, but what’s good for the nuke industry may not be good for residents living within the impact zone of a severe accident A roomful of … Continue reading

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Radioactive leak at Pickering nuke plant was contained: OPG source via Elliot Lake Standard

TORONTO – A faulty valve leaked radioactive heavy water Friday from a nuclear reactor at the Pickering power plant, Ontario Power Generation says. The leak was contained and no one was exposed to any radioactive material, an OPG statement Monday said. The … Continue reading

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Consensus eludes nuclear dump hearings via The Star.com

The public has had its final say on whether it’s a good idea in principle to bury half a century’s worth of nuclear waste at the Bruce nuclear plant on the shores of Lake Huron. A federal panel wrapped up … Continue reading

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Mich. congressman against OPG nuke waste plan via Plant

Kildee’s resolution calls on Obama to address the matter with Ottawa. SAGINAW, Mich. — A US congressman says he’ll sponsor a resolution opposing an Ontario Power Generation (OPG) plan to bury waste from nuclear plants near Lake Huron. Democratic Rep. … Continue reading

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Planned Ontario nuclear waste dump hits heavy weather: Walkom via The Star

It won’t be just irradiated mops that are buried in Ontario Power Generation’s proposed Lake Huron nuclear waste dump. […] Over three days of federal environmental assessment hearings, the scheme to build an underground storage dump capable of holding 200,000 … Continue reading

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Would you bury poison beside your well? via Stop the Great Lakes Nuclear Dump

1. Ontario Power Generation (OPG), a multi-billion dollar corporation wholly owned by the Province of Ontario, plans to build a nuclear waste dump at the Bruce Nuclear Power Plant site, Municipality of Kincardine, Ontario “located approximately 1 km inland from … Continue reading

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