Andrew Cash
MP for Davenport

GE-Hitachi Facility

News and Information relating to the GE-Hitachi uranium production facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave

Andrew Writes to Parliamentary Secretary for Natural Resources Kelly Block about GE-Hitachi Facility at 1025 Lansdowne

on April 8, 2014

Parliamentary Secretary and Minister for Natural Resources Kelly Block responded to Andrew’s petition regarding the lack of public information surrounding the GE-Hitachi Facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave. You can find her response here: http://www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca/eng/pdfs/commission/Response-to-petition-eng.pdf. Please find below Andrew’s response to her: February 24, 2014 Re: Response to Petition 412-0614 – Public Hearing on GE-Hitachi Facility [...]

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CNSC confirms that soil around GE-Hitachi facility is safe

on October 25, 2013

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission recently tested the soil samples taken from around the GE-Hitachi nuclear facility to conduct their own tests. The CNSC have determined that the results show no potential health and safety risks to the community, confirming the findings of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. The full report for the CNSC [...]

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GE-Hitachi Public Meeting Date Announced!

on October 24, 2013

The CNSC has set the date for their Toronto Meeting for December 10 and 11th! You may remember, in August, MPP Jonah Schein and I wrote to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), asking them to move their annual commission meeting to discuss the performance of nuclear fuel facilities to Toronto. This meeting is to [...]

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Ministry of Environment finds that soil around GE-Hitachi Facility is safe

on October 18, 2013

In February of this year, Jonah Schein and I requested that the Ontario Ministry of the Environment conduct soil sampling in the vicinity of the GE Hitachi nuclear facility to address the community’s concern about possible health and safety risks due to the facility’s activities. You can read our letter of request here: http://andrewcash.ca/letter-to-the-ministry-of-environment-requesting-soil-testing-around-the-ge-hitachi-facility-february-25-2013 The [...]

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NUCLEAR SAFETY COMMISSION AGREES TO NDP REQUEST FOR MEETING ON GE-HITACHI FACILITY // Comissão de Segurança Nuclear concorda com o pedido do NDP para fazer uma reunião sobre o caso da GE-Hitachi

on September 16, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2013 NUCLEAR SAFETY COMMISSION AGREES TO NDP REQUEST FOR MEETING ON GE-HITACHI FACILITY TORONTO –In response to requests from NDP MP Andrew Cash and NDP MPP Jonah Schein, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has agreed to hold its annual commission meeting in Toronto and allow residents to have their say [...]

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Andrew Presents Petitions on the GE-Hitachi Facility – April 25, 2013

on April 25, 2013

Andrew Cash, NDP Member of Parliament for Davenport, presents petitions in the House of Commons from Davenport residents calling on the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to reopen the license of GE Hitachi’s uranium fuel production facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave so that local residents are given the opportunity to convey their concerns regarding the facility’s [...]

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Letter to the Ministry of Environment Requesting Soil Testing Around the GE-Hitachi Facility – February 25, 2013 // Carta dirigida ao Ministério do Ambiente a solicitar a realização de amostras ao solo em redor da fábrica G.E.-Hitachi

on February 27, 2013

Please find below the text of a letter from Jonah Schein and I requesting that the Ministry of Environment in Ontario conduct soil testing in the neighbourhood surrounding the GE-Hitachi facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave. You can download a PDF copy of the letter by clicking here February 25, 2013 Mr. Rod Adams District Manager, [...]

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CNSC’s Response to My Request for a Public Hearing on the GE-Hitachi Facility – January 8, 2012 // Resposta da CCSN (Comissão Canadiana de Segurança Nuclear) ao meu pedido de audiência pública em relação à fábrica GE-Hitachi

on January 8, 2013

Welcome to 2013 everyone. I hope you had a restful and happy holiday season. As you may know, on December 20th 2012 I wrote a letter to Federal Natural Resource Minister Joe Oliver and Michael Binder, president of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission requesting the reopening of the licence renewal process that led to the [...]

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