Comments on Draft EIS for New Uranium Mine in Saskatchewan (NexGen’s Rook I Project)

CELA responded to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for a proposed uranium mine on the Patterson Lake peninsula in northern Saskatchewan. CELA’s legal analysis of the Draft EIS was accompanied by two expert reports: “Radon and Gamma Monitoring & Workers’ Health" by Luc Lance, and “Source Water Protection” by Dr. Robert Patrick.

The Evolution of Decommissioning Planning

In their chapter titled “The Evolution of Decommissioning Planning: Tracing the Requirements to Consider Radioactive Wastes and Socia Risk of Nuclear Power Plants”, CELA counsel Kerrie Blaise & Greenpeace program director Shawn-Patrick Stensil trace the evolution of decommissioning regulations and policy and compare decommissioning guides among propoheirnents, since their development in 2000 when the Nuclear Safety and Control Act (NSCA) came into force.

Media Release: Public Trust in Nuclear Regulator Eroded

Public trust in nuclear regulator eroded: CNSC grants 10-year licence to operate nuclear reactor on the Bay of Fundy ROTHESAY, NB – The Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick (CRED-NB) and the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) say…

Blog: Day 5 – Final Presentations and Questions on Nuclear Waste Dump as the Public Hearing Comes to a Close

This is the fifth in a series of blogs by CELA’s summer law students, Rebecca Waxman and Adam Meadows, live from the CNSC hearing room. Check back every day as they share reflections and reactions from the nuclear licensing hearing. Read the full series here