Background links on the shipment of LIQUID high-level radioactive waste, containing HEU, from Chalk River, Ontario, Canada to SRS, USA
Shipment of Highly-Radioactive Liquid Waste Backgrounder, by Anna Tilman, Vice-President, International Institute of Concern for Public Health
March 2013, U.S. Department of Energy [DOE], EIS-[Environmental Impact Statement]-0279-SA [Supplement Analysis]-01: SUPPLEMENT ANALYSIS, Savannah River Site Spent Nuclear Fuel Management (DOE/EIS-0279-SA-01 and DOE/EIS-0218-SA-06). [See April 5, 2013 DOE Amended Record of Decision, below]
March 5, 2013 blog by Dr. Gordon Edwards of Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsiblity, "Highly Enriched Uranium [HEU] and the Production of Medical Isotopes." (That's the very source of the liquid high-level radioactive waste at Chalk River, medical isotope production, via the unnecessary, and risky, use of HEU.)
March 6, 2013 letter from Anna Tilman, Vice-President, International Institute of Concern for Public Health, to Canadian Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver, RE: Shipment of Liquid Radioactive Waste from Chalk River Laboratories to the U.S.
March 11, 2013 letter from Council of Canadians to Canadian Department of Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, Canadian Transport Canada Minister Denis Lebel, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission President Michael Binder, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane, U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman, and others, RE: Transportation of Highly Enriched Uranium Nuclear Waste in Canada.
March 22, 2013 article by Ian Macleod in the Ottawa Citizen entitled "Trans-border nuclear waste shipment meeting increased resistance." (Includes helpful background information on various aspects of this issue.)
April 5, 2013, Beyond Nuclear action alert, "Unprecedented, high-risk shipment of liquid high-level radioactive waste approved by Obama White House," included in Beyond Nuclear weekly email bulletin (include Dr. Gordon Edwards of CCNR's April 1st backgrounder)