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Request for Public Comment

Draft Environmental Assessment Screening Report - Refurbishment and Continued Operation of the Pickering B Nuclear Generating Station (CEAR 06-01-21226)

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) invites public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Screening Report for the proposed refurbishment and continued operation of the Pickering B Nuclear Generating Station by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in Pickering, Ontario.

The environmental assessment is being conducted pursuant to the requirements of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.

The public comment period ends on September 4, 2008.

The EA Screening Report is based on a separate Environmental Assessment Study Report prepared by OPG in response to EA Guidelines approved by the CNSC.

Interested parties should address their written comment to the CNSC Environmental Assessment Officer at the address indicated below.  CNSC staff will review and address all comments received before submitting the EA Screening Report to the Commission for approval and decision under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. All comments received regarding the EA Screening Report will be public information.

Copies of the Draft EA Screening Report are available at the following locations:

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Library
280 Slater Street, 2nd floor
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5S9

Pickering Public Library
P.O. Box 368
Pickering, Ontario
L1V 2R6

Written comments on the EA Screening Report should be submitted by regular mail, email, or fax by September 4, 2008 to:

John Clarke
Environmental Assessment Specialist
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
Ottawa, ON K1P 5S9

Phone: 1-800-668-5284
Fax: 613-995-5086

Email: EA@cnsc-ccsn.gc.ca

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