CELA Brief on Federal Study of Fresh Water

CELA provides these general and specific comments in response to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development’s study on fresh water. The House of Commons ordered the Standing Committee to undertake a comprehensive study of federal policies and legislation relating to fresh water.

CELA and Durham Nuclear Awareness Written Intervention to CNSC for OPG’s site licence renewal at Darlington

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…

Guest Blog – Zero Discharge & Virtual Elimination of Toxic Chemicals in the Great Lakes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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

Radionuclides Pose a Current and Sustained Threat to the Great Lakes

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.