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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...
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Jul 12th, 2010
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Treating Lake Simcoe “like a toilet bowl”By Brett Popplewell Toronto Star July 11 2010The Bruce Nuclear Generating Station plans to ship 1,760 tonnes of radiation-laced steel through Lake Ontario — a precedent-setting project that has officials worried on both sides of the Canada-U.S. bor...
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Jul 6th, 2010
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Ontario and Quebec homes needlessly wasting over 580 billion litres of water annuallyNewa release from Environmental Defence — July 2 2010 — Toronto – More than 580 billion litres of drinking water, the equivalent of 236,000 Olympic swimming pools, are being wasted every year by hom...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Georgian Bay Forever is raising the alarm about unexpected increases to the outflow of Lake Huron into the st. Clair River. The implications of a continuing drain from Lake Huron on the lake, its wetlands and islands, its native species and recreational facilities are ominous. Georgian Bay Forever is...