Nuclear Waste

Say No to Nuclear Waste - Display at Thunder Bay Country Market - Feb. 5 & 26 January 30, 2020

Tune into LU Radio for an Update on Potential Nuclear Waste Disposal near Ignace Dodie LeGassick of Environment North will be interviewed on CILU's Paradigm Shift: Feb. 14 at 2 pm (note date change). January 30, 2020
Nuclear Waste Resolution The Council for the Township of Gillies passes a resolution regarding Nuclear Waste. January 1, 2020

Say No to Nuclear Waste - Display at Heritage Building December 2, 2019
Presentation: "Nuclear Waste in Northwestern Ontario - Why We Should Be Concerned" Dodie LeGassick presented at Mary J.L. Black Library on Oct. 19, 2019. October 10, 2019
"Say NO" to Nuclear Waste Board member Dodie LeGassick was at the Hymers Fall Fair answering questions and discussing concerns about the potential disposal of nuclear waste in Northwestern Ontario. September 29, 2019
Nuclear Waste in Northwestern Ontario The Nuclear Waste Management Organization, has narrowed down the site selection process to five communities, three of them in Northern Ontario. March 27, 2018
Nuclear Refurbishment Costs The Financial Accountability Office of Ontario released a report on the costs of the planned nuclear reactor refurbishments. The Ontario Clean Air Alliance points out 4 main flaws with the report. November 22, 2017
The Price of Power in Ontario Learn more about the role of nuclear power in Ontario electricity rate increases: article, reports, and A PETITION TO CLOSE THE AGING PICKERING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT June 6, 2017
Keep informed on Nuclear Waste Some ways to learn and stay informed about nuclear waste and the disposal site process. June 21, 2014
Nuclear Waste and the Common Good By Scott Harris, board member of Environment North.
Originally published in the Chronicle Journal on February 6, 2012.

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) wines and dines our job-starved northern community town councils in its quest to find "a willing host" for a deep geologic nuclear high-level waste (HLW) repository. I was encouraged to learn that the township of Saugeen Shores, adjacent to the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station is showing an interest in hosting such a storage facility.
February 6, 2012
Nuclear Decisions The 9.0 (Richter scale) earthquake and tsunami on March 11 in Japan set off nuclear problems by disrupting power to cooling systems at the Fukushima plant. Since then, four of the troubled plant’s six reactor units have seen fires, explosions or partial meltdowns and release of radiation. Read More... March 31, 2011
Comments regarding the Darlington New Nuclear Power Plant Project Environment North has submitted comments to the Darlington New Power Plant Project Panel Secretariat. Read More... January 30, 2011
A Backgrounder on Nuclear Waste Background information on the Nuclear Waste Issue in northwestern Ontario. April 30, 2010
Nuclear Responsibility in Ignace Nuclear Responsibility Emphasized in Meeting with Driftwood April 21, 2010