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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Waste Management Area Modification Project

In support of ongoing operations at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), the modification of a Waste Management Area is being proposed at the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited's Chalk River Laboratories site. The proposed modification will permit additional storage of low level radioactive wastes, on approximately 4.2 ha of previously disturbed land.  The physical activities associated with this project include the construction of an engineered gravel pad, upgrading road access and upgrading the existing security fence to act as permenant wildlife exclusion fencing.  All physical activities will be conducted in accordance with CNL's Environmental Policy and applicable legislation.

 


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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, on behalf of Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) has determined that the proposed Waste Management Area Modification Project at AECL's Chalk River site is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Potential environmental effects will be managed through technically and economically feasible mitigation measures and implemented for the following: air, water, soil, migratory birds, and species at risk, wildlife, and vegetation. Therefore, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, on behalf of Atomic Energy of Canada may carry out the project, exercise any power, perform any duty or function, or provide financial assistance to enable the project to be carried out in whole or in part.

Contacts

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Patrick Quinn, Director, Corporate Communications
286 Plant Rd,
Chalk River, Ontario K0J 1J0
Telephone: 1-800-364-6989
Email: communications@CNL.ca


  • Location

    • Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories Ltd., Chalk River, Ontario (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Waste Management
  • Assessment Status

    Completed
  • Start Date

    2021-02-22
  • Proponent

    Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
  • Authorities

    • Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    81389

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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