Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has applied to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for a Site Preparation Licence for its proposed new Greater Toronto Area (GTA) nuclear reactor
which it wants to build beside the Darlington Nuclear Station near Oshawa.

This is a bad plan for four reasons:

  1. Ontario has cleaner, safer and lower-cost renewable options to keep its lights on.
  2. Siting a new reactor with unproven technology in the GTA would be reckless.
  3. OPG does not have a long-term facility for the safe storage of its nuclear wastes.
  4. OPG does not have a plan or a budget to immediately dismantle the proposed GTA nuclear reactor after it comes to the end of its commercial life

Read the report on why this is a bad plan and better alternatives.

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