Ontario Power Generation begins removing key components of the Unit 2 reactor.
The plan’s total cost will be $39.4 billion over 30 years, but Ontario’s net debt and future deficits won’t reflect that.
Report maintains the stable bedrock at the Bruce plant would be the perfect storage site.
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency calls OPG’s analysis of other sites vague and superficial.
OPG accused of misrepresenting the findings to the Ontario government.
Could potentially lead to unacceptable salary increases; she didn’t make clear which organizations.
Refurbishment work will be completed by a joint venture formed between SNC-Lavalin and Aecon Group.
Would add $5.25 a month to bills after five years.
Hammond and OPG will use repayable contributions for plant improvements.
Utility estimates it would need between 7.2 cents-to-8.1- cents-per-kilowatt-hour to recover the total cost of the refurbishment.
Panel concludes the project is not likely to cause “significant adverse environmental effects.”
Utility says waste would be stored in rock chambers, protecting the lake.
Kildee’s resolution calls on Obama to address the matter with Ottawa.
Ontario auditor general’s cites significantly more generous compensation than other public service positions.
But opposition is strong from Michigan, which shares Lake Huron shoreline.