SHEENBORO Oct. 2, 2017
On Oct. 2, a public consultation was hosted by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) at the Parish Hall in Sheenboro on the subject of a proposed storage facility for radioactive material across the Ottawa River at Chalk River Laboratories.
The near surface disposal facility (NSDF) as it is known, would span 16 hectares and is designed to take on one million cubic meters of low- to intermediate-level waste over the next 50 years. It comes with a price tag of $325 million and is located one kilometre from the Ottawa River.
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