Regulatory Oversight Report – Uranium Mines and Mills
This report evaluates the safety performance of Canada's uranium mines and mills and focuses on the three safety and control areas (SCAs) of radiation protection, environmental protection and conventional health and safety. The report also tracks the ratings of the other SCAs, including waste management, and emergency management and fire protection. A complete review on the safety performance of all decommissioned and historic uranium mines and mills in Canada was included in the 2015 report, and will be reported on every two years going forward.
The CNSC will hold a public meeting about its Regulatory Oversight Report (ROR) for Uranium Mines, Mills, and Historic and Decommissioned Sites in Canada: 2017
This ROR provides the CNSC staff's assessment of the 2017 performance of licensees and their facilities authorized by the CNSC for the mining and milling of uranium. It also includes an update on the status of historic and decommissioned sites in Canada.
Deadline for the submission of written comments: November 13, 2018, using the online request form or the contact information below:
Senior Tribunal Officer, Secretariat
Tel.: 613-996-9063 or 1-800-668-5284
Commission meeting: December 12-13, 2018, CNSC public hearing room, 14th floor, 280 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON
Read the public notice (PDF 58 kb) for more information about submissions and the meeting.
The full report is available
- Infographic: Uranium Mines and Mills in Canada in 2016
- Fact Sheet: Uranium Mining and Milling: The Facts on a Well-Regulated Industry
- Myths and facts about uranium mines and mills
- Cigar Lake Mine (Saskatchewan)
- Key Lake Mill (Saskatchewan)
- McArthur River Mine (Saskatchewan)
- McClean Lake Mill (Saskatchewan)
- Rabbit Lake Mine and Mill (Saskatchewan)
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