KI Pill Working Group: Draft Report

Consultation on the Potassium Iodide (KI) Pill Working Group's draft report on the Emergency Distribution of Potassium Iodide Within the Ingestion Planning Zone (IPZ) of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station is open from April 6 to July 5, 2021.

In 2019, the CNSC established the KI Pill Working Group to provide clarity on the existing plans and associated responsible authorities to distribute KI pills int he IPZ, in the event of an emergency at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

This draft report was written to meet the mandate of Phase I of the Working Group:

“To fulfill the commitment to the Commission to provide clarity on the existing plans and associated responsible authorities for distributing Potassium Iodide (KI) pills in the ingestion planning zone in the event of an emergency at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.”

How to Participate:

The CNSC invites you to comment on the draft report produced by the KI Pill Working Group. The CNSC would also like to hear from you on how well this draft report meets the mandate of Phase I of the Working Group.

The opportunity for reviewers to provide feedback on this draft report is part of the CNSC’s commitment to a transparent consultation process.

For general inquiries, please contact us at cnsc.info.ccsn@canada.ca.

For all media inquiries, please contact us at cnsc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.ccsn@canada.ca.

Consultation on the Potassium Iodide (KI) Pill Working Group's draft report on the Emergency Distribution of Potassium Iodide Within the Ingestion Planning Zone (IPZ) of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station is open from April 6 to July 5, 2021.

In 2019, the CNSC established the KI Pill Working Group to provide clarity on the existing plans and associated responsible authorities to distribute KI pills int he IPZ, in the event of an emergency at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

This draft report was written to meet the mandate of Phase I of the Working Group:

“To fulfill the commitment to the Commission to provide clarity on the existing plans and associated responsible authorities for distributing Potassium Iodide (KI) pills in the ingestion planning zone in the event of an emergency at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.”

How to Participate:

The CNSC invites you to comment on the draft report produced by the KI Pill Working Group. The CNSC would also like to hear from you on how well this draft report meets the mandate of Phase I of the Working Group.

The opportunity for reviewers to provide feedback on this draft report is part of the CNSC’s commitment to a transparent consultation process.

For general inquiries, please contact us at cnsc.info.ccsn@canada.ca.

For all media inquiries, please contact us at cnsc.mediarelations-relationsmedias.ccsn@canada.ca.

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    For Phase I (this draft working report), the mandate of the CNSC KI Pill Working Group (the Working Group) is to "fulfill the commitment to the Commission to provide clarity on the existing plans and associated responsible authorities for distributing KI pills in the Ingestion Planning Zone (IPZ) in the event of an emergency at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (NGS)".

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    - Do you believe this draft report meets the mandate of Phase I of the Working Group?

    - If not, what information would you like to see?

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    Are the current provincial and federal requirements for the distribution of KI pills clear?

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    Does this draft report provide sufficient information on considerations and education concerning KI pill emergency distribution in the Ingestion Planning Zone (IPZ)?

    If not, what additional information would help provide clarity?

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    Does the draft report provide clarity on the means of KI pill distribution associated with a nuclear emergency response at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station?

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    Does the draft report provide clarity on the availability and scope of public emergency preparedness information related to KI pills?

    Is there additional information that you would like to see added?

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    At this time, the CNSC is seeking feedback on whether this draft report meets the mandate of Phase I of the Working Group. However, the CNSC welcomes feedback on the content of any document, at any time. If you have comments on the content of this draft report, please provide them here.

    Note that comments on the content may or may not be addressed in the revisions to the draft report. Any comments that are not addressed in the revisions to the draft report may be considered in a future stage of the KI Pill distribution project.

    If you are providing a comment on another section, please include the section number and the subtitle, along with your comment on the content.

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