Northern city loses out on nuclear waste. Mayor totally bummed – TimminsToday

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2017178 Views

They will get to share a $600,000 consolation fund

Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) today announced its decided to venture away from Elliot Lake and Blind River for its new site.

The second phase of the decision making process has eliminated these sites for their deep geological repository.

Mayor Dan Marchisella expressed his regret at this final decision.

“It is with great regret that I inform you that Elliot Lake, Blind River and area will no longer be a part of the site selection process for a Deep Geological Repository,” he said. “I must add that I am quite proud of our community for taking on the responsibility of being part of the ‘Learn More Process’ for the safe, long term storage for spent nuclear fuel.”

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