Mixed Oxide (MOX) Plutonium

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.

Title:Comments on Plutonium Tower Decommissioning at Chalk River Laboratories

Registry reference no. 04-01-6513

Resource Type:Report
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:13
Date authored:May 31, 2011
Publication number:794
Author/s:Theresa McClenaghan
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association

CELA Legal Opinion Argues That Flights of MOX Fuel Were Illegal

Intervenor: Vol 25. No 1 January - March 2000

Court Updates: MOX Fuel Transports

Intervenor: Vol. 25 no. 2 April - June 2000

CELA Battles MOX in Court

MOX - Plutonium flown into Canada

Intervenor: Vol 25. No 3 & 4 July-December 2000

 

Title:Letter to John Read, Transport Canada, requesting extension and pointing out deficiencies in Atomic Energy of Canada Limited's Environmental Response Action Plan.
Resource Type:Letter
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:3
Date authored:September 12, 2000
Author/s:Theresa McClenaghan
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association

 

Title:Comments By Dr. Edwin Lyman, Nuclear Control Institute, Washington, D.C., on the "Emergency Response Assistance Plan" For the MOX Fuel Shipment from Moscow to Chalk River
Resource Type:Commentary, Response to Consultation
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:5
Date authored:August 25, 2000
Author/s:Dr. Edwin Lyman
Author Organization:Nuclear Control Institute, Washington, D.C.

 

Title:Letter to the MOX Comments Officer, Transport of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada - Re: Parallex Project, Emergency Response Assistance Plan, MOX Fuel Assistance Plan from Moscow to Chalk River.
Resource Type:Letter
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:3
Date authored:September 12, 2000
Author/s:Theresa McClenaghan
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association

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Title:Legal Opinion Re: Amendment to Emergency Response Plan, By Department of Transport, Approved January 10, 2000, Transportation of Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX), Sault Ste. Marie to Chalk River, Ontario
Resource Type:Letter
# of Pages:8
Date authored:February 16, 2000
Author/s:Theresa McClenaghan, Paul Muldoon
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association

Sep 14 2000

Groups Find Serious Deficiencies In Newly Revised Plan For Dealing With Plutonium Spill; Seek Extended Public Comment Period

Aug 31 2000

Legal Challenge Prompts Public Accountability; Consultation Reveals AECL Unable to Confirm Safety of Plutonium Flights
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