Canada OKs Shipment of 16 Scrap Nuclear Generators Via Great Lakes

"Bruce Power has been given the go-ahead to transport 16 decommissioned steam generators from southwestern Ontario to Sweden for recycling.

On Friday, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission issued Bruce Power a transport licence that will be valid until Feb. 3, 2012.

Environmentalists, First Nations and residents along the proposed route had expressed concerns about shipping the radioactive, school bus-sized generators through the Great Lakes from Owen Sound, Ont."

The Canadian Press had the story February 5, 2011.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011