Bait-and-switch: CELA and DNA are intervening before the CNSC arguing OPG’s request for a licence renewal of its Darlington site is a licence to site one of Canada’s first ever Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) in Durham Region. If the CNSC approves OPG’s…
Posted by John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center
Both the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) have rejected a 'Chemical of Mutual Concern' designation for radionuclides citing that they are not a threat to human health and the environhment in the Great Lakes. This report commissioned by CELA and Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network assesses the adequacy of this assertion.
This report assesses the adequacy of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulatory system to protect the Great Lakes from radionuclides.
CELA submissions to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, prepared by CELA Counsel Kerrie Blaise and Morten Siersbaek Download submission here: CELA-to-CNSC-ROR-UNSPF
CELA submissions to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission prepared by Kerrie Blaise, CELA Counsel Download submission here: CELA-to-CNSC-ROR-NPGS-with-Appendices