In situ decommissioning of the Whiteshell Reactor # 1

The Impact Assessment Act (IAA) came into force August 28, 2019. Ongoing projects with environmental assessments initiated under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) and led by the CNSC, will continue under their current processes. The IAA contains provisions to enable these projects to advance in this way.

Environmental assessment (EA) start date: May 16, 2016
Reference number: 80124
Proponent: Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
Location: Pinawa, Manitoba

Visit the Canadian Impact Assessment Registry (CIAR) website for all information and documentation related to the project.

Latest Update

More information about the proposed project and ongoing EA and licensing process for the in situ decommissioning of Whiteshell Reactor #1 project.

Further information

The public registry for this project is maintained on the CIAR. If you wish to receive email notifications when the CNSC’s website is updated, including notices for hearings, meetings and PFP funding opportunities, subscribe to the CNSC mailing list. For questions or information directly related to this EA, contact:

Jessica Way
Environmental Assessment Officer
Environmental Assessment Division
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P. O. Box 1046, Station B
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5S9
Telephone: 613-943-9920 or 1-800-668-5284
Fax: 613-995-5086

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