Protecting people and the environment
Protecting people and the environment is a top priority for the CNSC. Our regulations ensure that the environmental effects of nuclear projects and facilities are considered at every phase of their lifecycle.
Understanding the effects of nuclear projects
All CNSC environmental assessments under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA)
Technical assessments of environmental protections at nuclear facilities
Joint initiative between the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Environment and Climate Change Canada in the Ottawa River / Kichi Sibi watershed basin
Process for assessing environmental impacts of nuclear projects
How to participate in environmental protection activities
Requirements for the preparation of an environmental impact statement
Read our assessment of environmental protections in place at the Blind River Refinery.
Learn more about our work on this proposed project.
Learn more about Cumulative effects in the Government of Canada
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