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Posted at 05/26/10 - 07:56 AM

Isotope production possible by the end of July: AECL
Stephen Uhler
May 26, 2010
Pembroke Daily Observer

The light may be seen at the end of the tunnel as AECL gets ready to finish its repairs to the NRU reactor at Chalk River.

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There have been ongoing efforts within the scientific community to persuade the federal government to begin groundwork to replace the NRU by financing the construction of a new research reactor on the Chalk River site, estimated to cost around $1 billion.

Last October, a group of scientists, technicians, engineers and others who have an interest in Chalk River Laboratories came up with a bold vision to transform Chalk River Labs from a lab mainly focused on commercial reactor research, into a new national laboratory with a broad mandate, centred around a new multi-purpose research reactor.

The Chalk River Employees Ad hoc Task force for a national laboratory (CREATE) have been working to generate public and government support for the cause through an online letter campaign, located on their website at www.futurecrl.ca and aimed at Canada's government leaders.

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