Submission on the Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Generating Sites: 2020

Photo credit: CNSC website This submission is filed in response to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (“CNSC”) Notice of Participation at a Commission Meeting and Participant Funding dated July 15, 2021 in respect of the Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian…

Submission on the Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2020

This intervention is filed in response to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (“CNSC”) Notice of Participation at a Commission Meeting and Participant Funding dated July 5, 20211 concerning the presentation of the Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear…

Submission on the Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Laboratories: 2020

Photo credit This submission is filed by the Canadian Environmental Law Association jointly with the Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area (hereinafter the “intervenor”) in response to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (“CNSC”) Notice of Participation at a Commission…

OPG Darlington Nuclear Generating Station Mo-99 Licence Amendment

CELA, has submitted a letter in response to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) Revised Notice of Hearing in Writing dated May 4, 2021 requesting comments on an application from Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) for a licence amendment to authorize activities related to the production and possession of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station (DNGS). 

Blog: Environmental Justice in a Nuclear Age

In the quest to produce greener and more efficient energy, we cannot overlook the lifecycle impacts of energy production and their potential interactions with existing systemic inequities. Case in point, is nuclear power, which has been largely presented as a clean form of energy. However, the entire life cycle of nuclear energy production—from uranium mining to radioactive waste storage—must be considered. There are health risks and costs along the way, and already vulnerable people risk continue to risk bear them under the status quo.