Document History of REGDOC-1.2.1, Guidance on Deep Geological Repository Site Characterization

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Summary

REGDOC-1.2.1, Guidance on Deep Geological Repository Site Characterization, sets out guidance for the site characterization stage of the siting process for a deep geological repository facility for radioactive waste, as information gathered for site characterization may be used in subsequent licence applications.

This document supersedes R-72, Geological Considerations in Siting a Repository for Underground Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste, published in September 1987.

Status

January 2021: Published

Document Milestone Dates Links

Consultation on draft REGDOC-1.2.1, Guidance on Deep Geological Repository Site Characterization

October 19 to December 17, 2018

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HTML version of draft REGDOC-1.2.1

PDF version of draft REGDOC-1.2.1, (22 pages, 228 KB)

Invitation to provide feedback on comments received

January 18 to February 8, 2019

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Feedback on comments received April 3, 2019
Feedback on comments received May 13, 2019
Additional comments received August to December 2019
Revised version following pubic consultation   View the revised version of Draft REGDOC-1.2.1 (PDF, 26 pages, 664 KB)
Workshop with industry February 5, 2020 View comments received from industry (PDF, 3 pages, 229 KB)
Workshop with Civil Society Organizations and Members of the Public April 23, 2020 View comments received from Civil Society Organizations and Members of the Public (PDF, 4 pages, 327 KB)
Presentation to the Commission June 18, 2020 View the versions of all five Waste and Decommissioning regulatory documents submitted to the Commission (CMD 20-M13.A) (PDF, 842 pages, 15 MB)
Publication January 2021

HTML version of REGDOC-1.2.1

PDF version of REGDOC-1.2.1 (28 pages, 1.33 MB)

Contact information

For questions and information related to REGDOC-1.2.1, Guidance on Deep Geological Repository Site Characterization, please contact:

Directorate of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessment

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
280 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 5S9

Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
Fax: 613-995-5086
Email: cnsc.consultation.ccsn@canada.ca

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