On Sunday over 150 people piled aboard boats and formed a flotilla on the Ottawa River to protest a proposed disposal site for radioactive materials at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) property in Chalk River, Ont.
The near surface disposal facility (NSDF) spans 16 hectares and is designed to take on one million cubic meters of low- to intermediate-level waste over the next 50 years. It comes with a price tag of $325 million and is located one kilometer from the Ottawa River.
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