CNSC Releases GE-Hitachi Test Results

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Thanks to our continued community pressure on the need for further environmental testing around the GE-Hitachi uranium processing facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), the federal government body that regulates the nuclear industry, recently implemented an Independent Environmental Monitoring Program (IEMP). As part of the…

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CNSC Information Session – April 25, 2015

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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, the federal government’s regulator of the nuclear industry, will be holding a public information session at the Wallace Emerson Community Centre to talk about the work they do and how it relates to the GE-Hitachi uranium fuel facility in our community at Dupont and Lansdowne.…

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2014 Year In Review

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Best Wishes for the Holidays and Happy New Year Davenport! We’ve had a very successful 2014 both in Parliament and here in our community. My job is to listen to you and then find ways to bring your concerns and issues to Ottawa in order to make positive change. It…

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Update on the GE-Hitachi Facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave – May 16, 2014

Back in early April, MPP Jonah Schein and I wrote to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) looking for updates on action items that stemmed from the December 10, 2013 public meeting in our community on the GE-Hitachi uranium production facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave, particularly around the need for…

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Andrew Writes to Minister of Natural Resources Kelly Block about GE-Hitachi Facility at 1025 Lansdowne

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 –…

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

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 –…

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2013 Coming to a Close: Pay-to-Pay Win and GE-Hitachi

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This month I am thrilled to announce two huge wins for our community: a commitment from the government to end the unfair “pay-to-pay” fees on our paper bills, and a public meeting in Toronto on the GE-Hitachi nuclear fuel facility at 1025 Lansdowne Ave, hosted by the Canadian Nuclear Safety…

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CNSC confirms that soil around GE-Hitachi facility is safe

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…

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GE-Hitachi Public Meeting Date Announced!

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…

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

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…

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