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Provinces with 55% of Canada’s Population Working on Gen 4 Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Alberta is joining New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan to work together to support the development and deployment of SMRs (small modular reactors). Combined the four provinces are 21 million out of Canada’s 38 million people. SMRs in the future could also support Alberta’s oil and gas industry by reducing their emissions. SMR’s can be used to heat steam for the enhanced recovery of oil. Nuclear generation of heat would be cleaner than burning oil or gas to generate steam. Canada is a world leader with the most advanced fourth generation small modular nuclear reactors. There are many global SMR projects
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Jim Stack on Aug 14, 2020 2:53 pm GMT

Oh Brian this sounds like the worst possible combination of things. Nuclear and Oil/gas. It's going backwards on the environment. I can't imaging lots of homes each with a SMR on the roof and one of them having a melt down. Sure they say it will never happen like chernobyl..... 

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