Mixed Oxide (MOX) Plutonium

Collection of materials concerning legal challenge to plutonium imports

CELA represented nine environmental and two First Nation organizations in a legal challenge of Transport Canada's plans to import mixed oxide plutonium for test disposal in Canadian nuclear facilities.

Collected below are the legal submissions, summary publications and media releases related to this matter.

Media Releases

Groups Find Serious Deficiencies In Newly Revised Plan For Dealing With Plutonium Spill; Seek Extended Public Comment Period
Legal Challenge Prompts Public Accountability; Consultation Reveals AECL Unable to Confirm Safety of Plutonium Flights
Environmentalists Attack Legality and Politics of Plutonium Airlift: Legal opinion demonstrates that January transport of plutonium by air violated principles of law. Groups call on Government of Canada to halt all imports of plutonium