|Gordon Edwards is President of the |
Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility.
With regard to the planned Chalk River shipments of 23,000 litres of high level radioactive liquid waste containing 175 kilograms of highly enriched uranium:
There are two issues which are perhaps being confused.
The first is the question of proliferation through the possible diversion and/or storing of weapons-grade materials like HEU.
The second is the safety and environmental considerations in shipping 23,000 litres...