Fourth quarter of 1999


The City of Nepean aims to prohibit the shipment of MOX through its territory

WISE-Paris, 2 October 1999

[Posted 02/10/1999]

The following resolution has been passed by the City of Nepean, a city in the Ottawa Valley with a population of about 100,000 people on 30 SEPTEMBER,1999

CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NEPEAN CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION

MOTION NUMBER 204-99

Moved by Councillor Phillips Seconded by Councillor Farnworth

WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the City of Nepean received representations from Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Transport Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and Foreign Affairs and International Trade;

AND WHEREAS Council also received representations from various environmental groups, experts, residents of the City of Nepean and many other interested public participants;

AND WHEREAS Council has given serious consideration to the details concerning the shipment of MOX fuel test samples to AECL Chalk River Laboratories via routes through the City of Nepean;

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Nepean seeks support to prohibit the transportation of MOX fuel test samples through its City;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT this resolution be forwarded to the Federal Members of Parliament for Nepean and the Prime Minister.

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