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What is a Professional Peer Review?

This is part one in a series.  What exactly is a professional peer review? A professional peer review focuses on the performance of professionals, with a view to improving quality, upholding standards, or providing certification. A professional peer review should … Continue reading

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Port Hope and Port Granby Projects Press Release – January 13, 2012

The Port Hope Area Initiative Management Office (PHAI MO) today received confirmation of funding from the Government of Canada, which will allow the Port Hope and Port Granby Projects to move forward into Phase 2. The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister … Continue reading

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Port Hope Project Update

The Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) Port Hope Project is an ongoing clean up and remediation project in the Municipality of Port Hope. It involves moving approximately 1.2 million cubic metres of contaminated soil to an engineered mound at the … Continue reading

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Port Granby Project: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Licensing Hearing

The Port Granby Project is a soil remediation project taking place in the Municipality of Clarington for the clean up of low level and historic radioactive waste. The project has been on the go since 2001 and has completed the … Continue reading

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New Media and All Things Nuclear

New media is defined as the marriage of mediated communications technologies with digital computers. New Media has become a significant element in everyday life. It allows people to communicate, bank, shop and entertain. The global network of the Internet, for … Continue reading

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The Climate Change Movement and the Role of Nuclear Power

In the last five years or so, there has been a shift in focus of the environmental movement. The environmental movement has been around since the 1970’s and basically rose out of the peace movement. Many Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have … Continue reading

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The Art of Nuclear Waste Management

We all know that nuclear waste management is a very complicated issue from a technical point of view, as well as from a public policy perspective. The Netherlands’ COVRA have managed to put an artistic twist on their nuclear waste … Continue reading

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