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Stop The Great Lakes Nuclear Dump
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1 km from the shores of Lake Huron.
The Dump will extend underground to approximately 400 meters below the lake level. Some of this nuclear waste remains toxic and lethal for over 100,000 years.
Minister McKenna is expected to make a decision by March 1, 2016.
This dump puts at risk the fresh water of the GREAT LAKES, relied upon by 40 million people in two countries.
Any risk of buried nuclear waste entering the largest body of fresh water in the world is too great a risk to take, and need not be taken.
We can and must deliver an overwhelming wave of opposition to OPG's plan. Tell Minister McKenna and the Canadian federal government to stand up for the protection of the Great Lakes.
Tell your friends on Facebook, Twitter and email.
We stand with concerned citizens in opposition to the building of an underground nuclear waste dump anywhere in the Great Lakes Basin.”
The Stop The Great Lakes Nuclear Dump petition to The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change was written by STGLND and is in the category Environment at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: nuclear, nuclear waste, nuclear waste dump, dgr, opg, kincardine, deep geological repository, bruce nuclear, the bruce, western waste management facility, canadian environmental assessment agency, nwmo