Draft CSA Standard on Environmental Risk Assessments at Class 1 Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills
33rd Annual CNS Conference - 2012 June 10-13


Presented at:
33rd Annual CNS Conference
2012 June 10-13
Location:
Saskatoon, Canada
Session Title:
Uranium Mining

Authors:
Donald Hart (EcoMetrix Incorporated)
Nava Garisto (SENES Consultants Limited)
Rina Parker (EcoMetrix Incorporated)
Ryan Kovacs (SENES Consultants Limited)
Brett Thompson (Golder Associates Ltd.)
  

Abstract

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is preparing a draft Standard on environmental risk assessments (ERAs) at Class I nuclear facilities and uranium mines and mills (CSA N288.6). It is being prepared by a technical subcommittee of the CSA N288 Technical Committee, including experts from across the nuclear industry, government and regulatory authorities, and environmental service providers, among others. It addresses the design, implementation, and management of environmental risk assessment programs, and is intended to standardize practice across the industry. This paper outlines the scope of the draft Standard and highlights key features. It is under development and subject to change.

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