Bruce Power New Nuclear Power Plant Project - Technical Information Session on Nuclear Power Plant Designs



    OTTAWA, May 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The Joint Review Panel for the proposed
Bruce Power New Nuclear Power Plant Project located in the municipality of
Kincardine, Ontario, invites the public to attend a technical information
session in Ottawa regarding proposed nuclear power plant designs, based on
three different reactor technologies.
    The objective of the half-day session is to provide information on these
technologies in order to allow the panel to acquire an understanding of the
principal features of the designs and their layouts, the key plant operational
parameters, the overall normal operation, the approaches to the control and
mitigation of potential accidents, and the key similarities and differences.

    
    Date:     Thursday, May 7, 2009

    Location: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) - Public Hearing Room
              14th floor, 280 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario

    Time:     12:30 p.m.
    

    This technical session is for information purposes and does not provide
an opportunity for questions from the public and the media.
    The information session will be webcast live and accessible via the CNSC
Web site and will be archived on the Canadian Environmental Assessment
Registry at www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca, under reference number 07-05-25738.

    The Bruce Power New Nuclear Power Plant Project is a proposal for the
site preparation, and the construction, operation, decommissioning and
abandonment of up to four new nuclear reactors at the existing Bruce Nuclear
Site, located on the eastern shore of Lake Huron, north of Kincardine. The
project is expected to generate approximately 4000 megawatts of electricity to
the Ontario grid.
    This technical information session is being held during the comment
period on the project's Environmental Impact Statement and Application for a
Licence to Prepare a Site. For more information on the project please visit
www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca or www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca.

    To register as an interested party and be kept informed of activities
relating to the joint-panel review process, provide a full mailing address, an
e-mail address or a fax number, to:

    
    Bruce Power New Nuclear Power Plant Project
    Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
    160 Elgin Street, Place Bell Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
    Tel.: 1-866-582-1884
    Fax: 613-954-0941
    E-mail: Bruce.Review@ceaa-acee.gc.ca
    





For further information:

For further information: Annie Roy, Senior Communications Advisor,
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, (613) 957-0396; Aurèle Gervais,
Media and Community Relations, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, (613)
996-6860


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