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).
This webinar explores questions around consent and willingness in the context of the very long term challenge of nuclear waste. Who decides? And who decides who the decision-makers are?
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.
Citizens Against Radioactive Neighbourhoods has filed The Factum of the Applicant to Federal Court for Judicial Review of CNSC Licensing Decision.
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
On November 16th Natural Resources Canada launched a review of Canada's Radioactive Waste Policy. The review came nine months after the federal government committed to the review in response to an international investigation that concluded that Canada's radioactive waste policy was inadequate. Your input is important! Email today.