Swedish government approves next steps in construction of nuclear waste repository. "REGRETTABLE and IRRESPONSIBLE" according to the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and the Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review (MKG) since concerns about the safety of the copper cannisters remain. January 29, 2022
Deep Geological Disposal Still Under Scrutiny An update on the nuclear waste disposal plans for Sweden and Finland - further study of copper corrosion and a test tunnel. September 18, 2021
Nuclear Energy - Will it help solve climate change? For a snapshot of the debate on whether nuclear energy can help address climate change read about the opposing views of climate scientist James Hansen and energy analyst Paul Dorfman. A recent article in the journal "Energy Policy" concludes that nuclear energy has a very limited role. May 22, 2021
No Nuclear Waste in the Northwest - or Anywhere Else Read the details in an article by Environment North president, Graham Saunders. April 20, 2021

We the Nuclear Free North A newly formed alliance opposes burial of highly radioactive nuclear waste in Northern Ontario. April 2, 2021
Law Student Presentations on Issues related to Nuclear Waste and Pulp Mill Pollutants #1 The Search for a “Willing Host” for Canada’s Nuclear Waste Storage in Northwester Ontario, March 23, 2021
#2 Tools for Community Engagement and Knowledge about Pollutants: a Case Study of the Terrace Bay Pulp Mill on March 25, 2021
March 20, 2021
Woodland Caribou and CLUPA 2616 Forest management decisions need to ensure the sustainability of caribou,
remote tourism and ecotourism.

Downloadable Poster: SAY NO! To Nuclear Waste in Northwestern Ontario Just for us in NW Ontario. Download your 8.5" x 11" poster and post liberally!
Donations to Environment North It is now possible to donate to Environment North via Canada Helps. January 6, 2021

APTN Investigates: "Nuclear Courtship" In spring 2020, APTN produced two episodes of "APTN Investigates" on potential nuclear waste disposal in NW Ontario. Environment North Board member Dodie LeGassick is interviewed in Part 2.

Presentation: Nuclear Waste In Northwestern Ontario View or download the presentation - updated January 30, 2020.
Why We Should Be Concerned about Nuclear Waste Board member Dodie LeGassick shares her concerns about the plan to store Canada's high-level nuclear waste in Northwestern Ontario.

Did You Know? Thunder Bay's 1997 Plebiscite on Nuclear Waste Citizens of Thunder Bay voted overwhelmingly against nuclear waste disposal in the Thunder Bay area in 1997. June 28, 2020
An Environmental Justice Review of Canada's Nuclear Waste Plan Adam De Luca, a student at Bora Laskin Law School in Thunder Bay, reviewed the legislation and regulations governing the storage of nuclear waste. June 1, 2020
Nurdles in Lake Superior Petri Bailey, a student at Bora Laskin Law School in Thunder Bay, has reported on the lingering issues surrounding the spill of plastic pellets in 2008 near Rossport. April 9, 2020