nuclear waste

Nov 12, 2015

Trudeau urged to reject Lake Huron nuclear waste dump

Ontario Power Generation wants to bury low-level nuclear waste at a site just a few hundred metres from Lake Huron, the drinking water supply for 40 million people on both sides of the border.
May 11, 2015
Photo: Greens MPs/flickr

Federal panel approves nuclear dump on Lake Huron

Ole Hendrickson
A federal environmental assessment panel has just released its report approving a proposal to bury nuclear waste on the shores of Lake Huron, next to the world's largest inland water ecosystem.
Jul 15, 2014

Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

David Suzuki
Ontario Power Generation wants to bury nuclear waste in a limestone repository next to Lake Huron. Many people and governments around the Great Lakes think that's a bad idea.
Jun 3, 2013
Photo: flickr/Environmental Defence

Happy Environment Week! (Sort of)

John Bennett
Canadian Environment Week runs from June 2 - 8 this year. As you might guess, it's not a big priority for the Harper Government. John Bennett takes stock of what's left to celebrate -- or not.
Apr 21, 2013

Nuclear waste to be shipped 2000 km by road

Last year Stephen Harper and Barack Obama agreed to ship liquid waste containing weapons-grade uranium from Chalk River near Ottawa to a site in South Carolina.
Mar 21, 2013

Action Alert: Stop the radioactive roadtrip

John Bennett
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has decided not to hold public hearings before permitting Atomic Energy Canada Limited to proceed with radioactive convoys through Ontario.
Apr 4, 2012

Uranium production for the tar sands

Uranium has been mined in Saskatchewan since the 1930s. Provincial premiers from Tommy Douglas to Brad Wall have exploited its use as a raw material for nuclear power and nuclear weapons.


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