Why a federal impact assessment for the New Brunswick SMRs?

This morning on CBC radio, Canadian Environmental Law Association counsel Kerrie Blaise explained why the federal government needs to designate the ARC-100 SMR (small modular nuclear reactor) for a federal impact assessment.

Kerrie explained that only the wide scope of a federal IA will give the public an opportunity to have many of their questions answered about this first-of-its-kind SMR, including the feasibility of the project as well as its potential environmental impact.

Listen to Kerrie’s interview on CBC Fredericton, HERE.

Listen to her interview on CBC Saint John, HERE.

HERE is the latest update on CRED-NB’s request to federal minister of Environment and Climate Change to designate the project for an impact assessment, including links to the request in July and the response from the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada in October.

Author: CRED-NB

Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick