Nuclear Waste Disposal is 'An Accident Waiting to Happen'

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CBC Radio – The Current – Transcript - · April 23

'People are gambling with people's lives,' says grand council chief of the Anishinabek Nation

Plans to build nuclear waste facilities near First Nations communities should be a concern for all Canadians, not just the people living there, according to one Indigenous leader.

The proposals for a permanent storage facility near Kincardine, Ont., are on hold while Indigenous groups consider the ramifications. Meanwhile, nuclear waste from the reactor at Chalk River Laboratories, a research facility north of Ontario that closed in March, is being trucked to South Carolina through populated areas.

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JULY 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 12


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