Flotilla protests nuclear waste site

OFWCA member Johanna Echlin takes part in the flotilla protest against the near surface disposal facility at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories site in Chalk River. More than 30 boats and 150 people braved the choppy weather to take part in the protest.

Chris Lowrey
SHEENBORO August 6, 2017
The Old Fort William Cottagers’ Association (OFWCA) let it be known that they are vehemently against the proposed near surface disposal facility (NSDF) at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) site in Chalk River.
More than 30 boats and 150 people hit the windy waters of the Ottawa River on Aug. 6 to protest the NSDF. After the protest, the boaters gathered at the Hotel Pontiac for a brief get together.

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