Radionuclides need designation as Chemicals of Mutual Concern under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement to accommodate NRC’s regulatory system inadequacies and protect the Great Lakes
In March 2016, 110 advocacy groups submitted an application under the binational Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement to designate radionuclides as “Chemicals of Mutual Concern” (CMCs) under Annex 3 of that Agreement.
This report assesses the adequacy of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulatory system to protect the Great Lakes from radionuclides.
Prepared by Cindy Folkers
Prepared for Canadian Environmental Law Association and Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network
CELA Publication No: 1473
To download this report click the following link: 1473-NRC_CMC_radionuclides