Opposition parties question nuclear expansion scrapping

00:00:00 | 00:00:00::Projekktor V1.3.09 Ontario’s NDP energy critic wants the provincial auditor general to investigate the cost of the nuclear expansion plan scrapped last week by the governing Liberals at a cost of $180 million.Peter Tabuns says voters should know how much the government spent moving ahead with nuclear plants that weren’t needed. The Liberals say they abandoned the plans to spend billions of dollars to build two new nuclear reactors because the province doesn’t need the power.The government will, however, go ahead with the refurbishment of existing nuclear reactors at Bruce Power near Kincardine and the Darlington nuclear generating station in Clarington.The NDP say if they form the next government they would wean the province off of nuclear power. The Progressive Conservatives say they would restart building nuclear facilities.

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