Speaking of Bruce Power CEO Duncan Hawthorne ...

Which ITQ was doing just yesterday, in fact:

Saskatchewan names Bruce Power president to nuclear industry advisory panel

Saskatchewan has named the president of a company that is looking at building a nuclear power plant in the province to a panel that is to advise the government on how to develop its uranium and nuclear industry.

Duncan Hawthorne, president of Bruce Power Inc., is one of 12 people who were appointed to the Uranium Development Partnership on Monday by Crown Corporations Minister Ken Cheveldayoff and Enterprise Minister Lyle Stewart. […]

Bruce Power is currently conducting a feasibility study into building a nuclear power plant in Saskatchewan, the world’s largest producer of uranium. […]

Earlier this year, Bruce Power filed an application with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for approval to prepare a site that could generate 4,000 megawatts of electricity from two to four reactors near Peace River, Alta.

In April, the Alberta government appointed an expert panel to prepare a report on nuclear energy. The panel will examine environmental, health and safety issues and compare nuclear energy with other electricity generation technologies. That report is expected to be completed later this year.

A Saskatchewan government release said the new partnership’s mandate is to identify and evaluate opportunities for value-added development of the uranium industry and make recommendations in a report that is to be submitted by March 31, 2009.

The partnership’s work will not include getting input from the public about uranium or nuclear power. The government pledged it will consult with the public after the final report is released. […]

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