Air pollution

Ontario nuclear’s tritium problem

2022-07-14T11:49:52-04:00December 13, 2016|

Ontario's nuclear plants are the country's largest source of dangerous tritium emissions. This radioactive isotope is produced constantly by CANDU nuclear reactors. Once tritium is inside us, because we breathe it in, absorb it through skin or consume contaminated food or water, it release radioactivity in our bodies.

Celebrating the coal phase out

2015-06-01T16:29:16-04:00February 28, 2013|

On Feb. 27, 2013 the OCAA was joined at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto by 300 guests to celebrate Ontario's groundbreaking coal phase out. It took 17 years and a relentless effort to eliminate the single largest source of air pollution, toxins and greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario, but we did it!