THUNDER BAY – UPDATE – OPG says the alert was sent in error. Ontario residents were awakened this morning by an Amber Alert.
Now the OPG is saying the alert was sent in error.
Important update: the alert regarding #Pickering Nuclear was sent in error. There is no danger to the public or environment.
— Ontario Power Gen (@opg) January 12, 2020
The Ontario Emergency Bulletin which went out at 7:30 a.m Sunday morning reports that there has been an incident at the Pickering Nuclear facility.
The alert states there was no release of radioactive material. Residents in the 10-kilometer radius of the plant have been told not to take any protective actions at this time.
There are few details at this time… Developing.