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Mar 8th, 2011
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CBC News Mar 8, 2011 Two days of hearings into whether Bruce Power can ship radioactive waste through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway begin in Ottawa on Tuesday before a Commons committee. The shipments, which would carry 16 school bus-sized, radiation-contaminated steam generators from T...
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Mar 8th, 2011
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Sierra Club Canada news release March 8, 2011 TORONTO – The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Sierra Club Canada (SCC) announced today that they have jointly commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court of Canada in relation to the controversial proposal by Bruce Power Inc. to shi...
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Mar 7th, 2011
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News release from  Anishinabe Kweag March 6 2011Christian Island, ON – Anishinabe Kweag, the group of women who successfully protested Site 41 is calling on Bruce Power to halt its plans to ship 16 decomissioned nuclear steam generators of through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River....
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Feb 19th, 2011
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Port Huron Times Heradl editorial February 18 2011 The International Joint Commission, which oversees the boundary waters on the U.S.-Canadian border, has thrown away its credibility. It no longer can be trusted. In an outrageous display of poor judgment, the IJC has been circulating an “articl...
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Feb 18th, 2011
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By PAUL JANKOWSKI, Owen Sound SUN TIMES STAFF February 18 2011 Opponents on both sides of the Canada-U. S. border are continuing efforts to stop the shipment by Bruce Power of 16 decommissioned radioactive steam generators through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway. Sierra Club Canada was to hol...
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Feb 12th, 2011
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Board's approach questioned after hearings found oppositeBy Dan Egan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Feb. 9, 2011A government-funded article circulating on the Internet reports that people living on the Lake Michigan shoreline aren't interested in exploring what it would take to restore the lake to...
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Jan 7th, 2011
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN Midland Free Press December 29 2010The Georgian Bay Forever fall newsletter column by board president David Parkes mentions that four directors -including Baykeeper Mary Muter -who were instrumental in the creation of the organization had left the board.What's interesting is what the...
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Dec 17th, 2010
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News release from Sierra Club Ontario December 17 2010Sierra Club Ontario is pleased to announce the creation of the Great Lakes Section of SCO. Led by veteran Great Lakes advocate Mary Muter and comprised of Sierra Club members with specific experience and focus on Great Lakes issues, the new sectio...
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Jul 15th, 2010
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By Mark Mattson, Joanna Bull, Krystyn Tully   Waterkeeper.ca Weekly July 14 2010Bruce Power wants to ship sixteen radioactive decommissioned steam generators across the ocean to Sweden for repurposing. The parts of the generators that are “too radioactive to be recycled” will make their way back acro...
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Jul 13th, 2010
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Bruce Power officials outline plan to move low-level radioactive steam generators through city harbour By Denis Langlois Owen Sound Sun Times July 14 2010Mayor Ruth Lovell Stanners is dead against a plan by Bruce Power to load 16 low-level radioactive steam generators onto a ship in Owen Sound Harbou...