Optimistic future rainfall estimates risk containment of radioactive and toxic chemicals. The NSDF risks polluting the local ecosystem and foods, and drinking water for millions of people downstream along the Ottawa River.
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission should heed Mother Nature's warning and deny the present proposal. In today’s weather, much less the future, the commission is unlikely to meet its goal to keep nuclear waste secure for hundreds of years.
Federal tax dollars for Carbon Capture and Storage are a direct subsidy to a very profitable but toxic fossil fuel industry. The Canadian government's billions for this unproven technology provides a delay for fossil fuels carbon emissions to continue unabated through 2050.