Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste

Bruce Nuclear Site (Ontario)

Reference number: 17520
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Proponent: Ontario Power Generation
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2006-01-30
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Review Panel
Referred to Review Panel: 2007-06-29
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

August 21, 2017 - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has requested additional information on the environmental assessment from the proponent.

December 12, 2016 - The Governor in Council extended the time limit for the issuance of the decision statement by 243 days.

About the Proposal

The project is a proposal by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to prepare, construct and operate a deep geologic disposal facility on the Bruce Nuclear Site within the municipality of Kincardine, Ontario. The DGR would be designed to manage low and intermediate waste produced from the continued operation of OPG-owned nuclear generations at Bruce, Pickering and Darlington, Ontario.


  • For Public Participation (27)
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  • News Releases (20)
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  • Comments Received/Responses (2490)
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  • Hearing Documents (653)
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  • Panel Records (226)
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  • Additional Information (400)
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For questions or information, please contact:

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency / Government of Canada
22nd Floor, 160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
Fax: 613-957-0941

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