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March 30, 2012 | 7:43 pm

AREVA Supports Calls for Regulatory Reforms in Canada

AREVA voiced its support for reforms to regulatory processes for energy and mining projects as outlined in the proposed Federal budget announced yesterday. AREVA echoed calls from the Canadian nuclear energy and mining industries that lauded the proposals included in the Government’s Economic Action Plan 2012 proposed March 29.  In fact, the budget specifically cites an AREVA Resources Canada project under review:

AREVA Resources Canada has proposed the construction and operation of a uranium mine and mining facilities in northern Saskatchewan, with capital investment of up to $400 million and up to 200 construction jobs. There was a 19-month delay in starting the environmental assessment. The federal lead department changed midway through the environmental review, which added unnecessary complexity.
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