Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Balloon-Release-at-Darlington-Hearings-27MZIFV6677G.htmlConceptually similarAddressing Darlington Reactors at Press ConferenceGP04CLFCompleted★★★★Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGP04FL2Completed★★★★Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGP04FKZCompleted★★★★Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGP04FL3Completed★★★★Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGP04FL0Completed★★★★Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGP04FL1Completed★★★★Greenpeace Energy and Climate Campaigner gives InterviewGP01ZTQCompleted★★★★Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGP04FKXCompleted★★★★Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGP04FL4Completed★★★★View AllGP04FL6Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGreenpeace Canada nuclear campaigner Shawn-Patrick Stensil talks to the media.Greenpeace activists deploy a weather balloon at the Darlington nuclear power hearings in Courtice, Ontario. The balloon is a demonstration of how far the radioactive fallout will travel in the event of an accident.Locations:Canada-Courtice-North America-OntarioDate:3 Dec, 2012Credit:© GreenpeaceMaximum size:3000px X 2002pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Camera equipment-Campaigners-Day-Journalism-Journalists-KWCI (GPI)-Media-Nuclear (campaign title)-Nuclear accidents-Nuclear energy-Outdoors-Two peopleShoot:Balloon Release at Darlington HearingsGreenpeace releases a weather balloon at the environmental assessment hearings on the future of the Darlington reactors to show the range of potential fallout. Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has asked the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for approval to spend $8 – 14 billion to run the four Darlington reactors until 2055. The environmental assessment hearings ran from December 3rd to 6th, 2012. Greenpeace has repeatedly asked the CNSC to consider whether Ontario’s current emergency plans could cope with a large accidental radiation release, but it has refused.