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CNSC Grants Bruce Power 10-Year Licence Renewal

Tiverton | by Bayshore News Staff  

Approval allows reactor operation through 2028

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has granted Bruce Power a 10-year renewal of its reactor operating licence.

The Tiverton-based energy giant says the renewal will allow the site's eight units to operate through 2028.

As part of Bruce Power's application for licence renewal, the CNSC held a two-part public hearing.

Over 100 intervenors made presentations during a four-day public hearing in Kincardine this past May.

Bruce Power says it actively engaged the community, stakeholders and Indigenous communities throughout the renewal process.

"The company heard a wide-range of feedback and areas of interest in its operations and looks forward to a continued ongoing dialogue on these topics," Bruce Power says in a release. "And incorporating feedback into activities going forward."

Bruce Power was formed in 2001 and employs over 4,200 people. 

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