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.