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Keep Pickering Nuclear Generating Station open until 2024

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Aug 2018

CNSC renews Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

Government of Canada - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission August 08, 2018

Following a two-part public hearing held on April 4, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario and from June 25 to 29, 2018 in Pickering, Ontario, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) today announced its decision to renew Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS) located in Pickering, Ontario. The licence will be valid from September 1, 2018 until August 31, 2028. The Commission also authorizes OPG to operate PNGS Units 5 to 8 up to a maximum of 295,000 equivalent full power hours.

Jun 2018

Doug Ford promises to keep Pickering nuclear plant open until 2024

CBC News June 21, 2018