The 2023 federal budget is an important step in accelerating Canada’s transition to a low-carbon future and the protection of freshwater across the country. Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is pleased to see significant investments in freshwater, renewable electricity, and healthy communities.
Letter on Government of Canada Role in Development of Radioactive Waste Management Strategy
83 civil society organizations, including CELA, have signed a letter addressed to Prime Minster Justin Trudeau and Minister of Natural Resources, Jonathan Wilkinson voicing concerns about the Draft Integrated Strategy for Radioactive Waste Management (ISRW) issued by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO).
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.
CELA Submission to National Radioactive Waste Policy Consultation 2021
Submissions from the Canadian Environmental Law Association on Canada’s update of its radioactive waste policy. Authored by: Theresa McClenaghan CELA Submission to National Radioactive Waste Policy Review May 31 2021
Decommissioning Licence Amendment, CNL’s Douglas Point Waste Facility
CELA, jointly representing the Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area, Nuclear Waste Watch and Northwatch has submitted its intervention presentation to Canada's nuclear regulator for the Nov 25-26, 2020 licensing hearing for the Douglas Point Waste Facility. Download presentation…
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Proposed Decommissioning License Amendment – Douglas Point
CELA, jointly representing the Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area, Nuclear Waste Watch and Northwatch has submitted a request to intervene in the Douglas Point Waste Facility hearing before Canada’s nuclear regulator.