Blog: Day 4 – Consultation and Consent: Indigenous Nations Speak on the Proposal to Place a Near Surface Disposal Facility on their Unceded Territory

This is the fourth 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

Blog: Day 3 – “Wrong Place, Wrong Plan, Wrong Timing”: Community Members Continue to Object During Radioactive Waste Dump Hearing

This is the third 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.

Final Environmental Impact Statement for Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Proposed Near Surface Disposal Facility

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories has submitted an application to amend its nuclear research and test establishment operating licence for the Chalk River Laboratories site to authorize the constructcion of the proposed near-surface disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste (“NSDF”). CELA submitted an intervention to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission commenting on the adequacy of CNL’s final Environmental Impact Statement for the NSDF and opposing the licencen amendment request. The hearing will begin on May 31, 2022 and the public is invited to watch.