Company files application to “prepare site” for micro reactor


Global First Power says it is taking the next step towards licensing and construction of its proposed “micro modular reactor” (MMR) at the Chalk River Laboratories.

In a statement Friday, Global First Power (GFP) said it has submitted “the first part” of a Licence to Prepare Site (LTPS) application for the project to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).

“Submitting the LTPS application in two parts sustains progress and supports early engagement with CNSC staff on the business operations-related sections,” GFP said.

“The approach allows for efficient and thorough review of the application.”

GFP said its draft Environmental Impact Study (EIS) and “remaining documentation” supporting the LTPS application are “expected to follow in the near future.”

Following review, CNSC will then implement a formal public process with full support from GFP, allowing for further consultation and engagement…

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