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Permanent Nuclear Decontamination Center Planned For CFB Shearwater

June 17 2011


The navy has decided to build a permanent nuclear decontamination center at Canadian Forces Base Shearwater, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, reports CBC News.

The US$1 million, 2,690-square-foot (250-square-meter) facility will house decontamination equipment needed when nuclear-powered vessels dock at CFB Shearwater, according to the navy.

The building will consist of a receiving area, a decontamination area and a clean exit corridor.

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