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Ontario Can Phase Out Nuclear And Avoid Increased Carbon Emissions

As wind and solar energy have become cheaper, they’ve become a more prominent and important way to generate clean electricity in most parts of the world. The Ontario government is cancelling renewable energy projects at a reported cost of at least $230 million while reinforcing the province’s reliance on nuclear power via expensive reactor refurbishment plans. One concern about renewables ...

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NWMO Advances Canada’s Plan For Long-Term Management Of Used Nuclear Fuel

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is advancing the site selection process for a deep geological repository for Canada’s used nuclear fuel. The organization will narrow its focus from five to two potential siting areas, an important advancement in Canada’s plan. The site selection process has been underway since 2010. This process started with 22 municipalities and indigenous communities that ...

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Ontario, Saskatchewan And New Brunswick To Develop Nuclear Reactor

The premiers of Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick have committed to collaborate on developing nuclear reactor technology in Canada. Doug Ford, Scott Moe and Blaine Higgs made the announcement and signed a memorandum of understanding recently in advance of a meeting of all the premiers. They will be working on the research, development and building of small modular reactors as ...

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