Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Heel Storage Removal Project

In support of decommissioning activities at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited's, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) is planning to remove the remaining heel from a storage tank. The material will be solidified and placed in an on-site storage waste facility. The Project is expected to begin operation in 2022 with all physical activities conducted in accordance with CNL's Environmental Policy and licensing conditions.

Latest update

A Notice of Determination has been made.



Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Patrick Quinn, Director, Corporate Communications
286 Plant Rd,
Chalk River, Ontario K0J 1J0
Telephone: 1-800-364-6989

  • Location

    • Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories Ltd., Chalk River, Ontario (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Waste Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
  • Authorities

    • Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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