The new report commissioned by Greenpeace warns that Canada’s CANDU-6 nuclear reactor, designed by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in the 1970s, is unsafe and too dangerous to build according to modern regulatory standards.

The report, “The Risks of Operating Candu 6 Nuclear Power Plants,” warns that countries hoping to buy new reactors, such as Romania, Turkey, Argentina and Jordan, would have to forgo thorough safety reviews if they were to build a CANDU-6. These include standards intended to prevent catastrophic radiation releases from terrorist attacks or accidents.

Read the full report in English or in French.