Tag: Nuclear Waste Management Organization

Feds endorse NWMO’s comprehensive strategy for radioactive waste

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Canada's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Canada, Jonathan Wilkinson, endorsed the recommendations put forward by the NWMO in the Integrated Strategy for Radioactive...

NWMO signs co-operation agreement for long-term management of nuclear fuel

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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization(NWMO) announced the signing of a five-year extension by Laurie Swami, president and CEO of NWMO and representatives of the...

Deep Down: Canada’s Plan for Nuclear Waste

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As the world searches for ways to increase the amount of clean electricity produced, many countries, including Canada are looking to nuclear energy as...

Ontario Minister of Energy visits NWMO Discovery and Demonstration Centre

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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) kicked off 2023 by welcoming Todd Smith, Ontario’s Minister of Energy, to its Discovery and Demonstration Centre in...

NWMO advisory body enhances national infrastructure project with Indigenous knowledge

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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s (NWMO) Council of Elders and Youth is an independent advisory body that is instrumental in providing counsel on the...

NWMO releases reports for potential siting areas for used nuclear fuel...

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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has published Confidence in Safety reports for each of the two potential sites being considered to host a deep geological repository...

NWMO completes successful engineering demonstration for deep geological repository

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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) announced it has successfully completed a full-scale demonstration of the engineered barriers that will safely contain and isolate...

Canada close to selecting site for infrastructure project to store used...

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After more than 10 years studying the geology in two potential siting areas, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has completed a deep borehole drilling program that...