PICKERING: Licence granted to 2028!

PICKERING: Licence granted to 2028!

Postby Oscar » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:45 am

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From: Angela Bischoff
Sent: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 2:44 PM
To: stop-darlington@googlegroups.com
Subject: [Stop-Darlington] CNSC renews Pickering's licence till 2028


Following a two-part public hearing held on April 4, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario and from June 25 to 29, 2018 in Pickering, Ontario, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) today announced its decision to renew Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS) located in Pickering, Ontario. The licence will be valid from September 1, 2018 until August 31, 2028. The Commission also authorizes OPG to operate PNGS Units 5 to 8 up to a maximum of 295,000 equivalent full power hours.

In making its decision, the Commission considered submissions from OPG and from 155 intervenors, as well as CNSC staff’s recommendations.

Read the news release:

[ https://canada.ca/en/nuclear-safety-com ... ation.html ]
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