You can see above a picture of the Hyperion Power Module (HPM) and how small it is. (Credit: Hyperion Power Generation)
A proposed nuclear reactor that would power mining operations in Quebec's remote regions carries more risks than benefits, according to an environmental group.
Western Troy is a mining company that plans to open up a copper mine in Lake McLeod, about 200 kilometres north of Chibougamau.
The company has begun a feasibility study to investigate using a mini-nuclear reactor that could provide inexpensive power to the mine.
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