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Participant funding for CNSC staff status report on CNL's Port Hope Area Initiative

Participant funding offering for CNSC staff status report on Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Limited’s Port Hope Area Initiative open from March 31, 2016 to June 30, 2016.

Participant funding notice

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Aboriginal groups and other stakeholders in reviewing CNSC staff’s status report on Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Limited’s (CNL) Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI), and submitting comments to the Commission.      

The CNSC will hold a public meeting on November 9 or10, 2016 in Port Hope, ON, during which CNSC staff will present an update to Commission members on the status of the PHAI. The PHAI involves cleaning up historic low-level radioactive waste in the municipalities of Port Hope and Clarington, ON.

Participant funding up to $25,000 is being offered for the provision of new, distinctive and valuable information, through informed and topic-specific interventions.

To apply for participant funding, interested parties must fill out and return the Participant Funding Application Form. Certain terms and conditions apply. Submit the application form by:

c/o: Participant Funding Program Administrator
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
280 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5S9

  • Fax: 613-995-5086

The deadline to submit a participant funding application is Friday, June 30, 2016. Please note that late or incomplete funding applications will not be considered.

A funding review committee, independent of the CNSC, will consider all applications for funding and make recommendations on the allocation of funds.

The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

For more information, visit the Participant Funding Program section of the CNSC website.

For questions about this specific funding opportunity, contact:
Adam Levine
Participant Funding Program Administrator

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