“I call it  ‘Dollar Store Decommissioning’ for a very simple set of reasons: CNL’s plans are cheap on facilities, cheap on seriously considering alternative sites to receive the waste, cheap on best practices to properly decommission the Chalk River site; and finally cheap when compared to the original planning estimates under the NLLP and site wide decommissioning plans.”

Judith Lacroix, Ottawa

“By failing to provide adequate waste containment, this proposal flagrantly disregards the International Atomic Energy Agency’s safety standard for disposal of radioactive waste.”

Ole Hendrickson, CCRCA researcher