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Risks of uranium mining near Ottawa: Ottawa's Chief Medical Officer of Health

Dr. David Salisbury - April 20, 2008

"From a health point of view, from an environmental point of view, uranium mining in this end of the country is really a very silly thing for us to be doing."

"It doesn't take much from a run-off point of view to get into the aquifer and then contaminate that aquifer and make that unusable for human consumption," he said. Removing heavy metals from human water supplies is very difficult."

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