On November 15th, 2012 – the tenth anniversary of the Nuclear Fuel Waste Act coming into force – Nuclear Waste Watch sent a letter to the federal Minister of Natural Resources the Hon. Joe Oliver calling for a review of the decade-old Nuclear Fuel Waste Act and to order the nuclear industry to conduct its business in a more open and accountable fashion. At the same time, Nuclear Waste Watch issued an open letter to the communities being studied by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization as possible burial sites.
The Committee for Future Generations is a participating organization in this important national network of Canadian organizations concerned about high level radioactive waste and nuclear power. To read the full media release and associated documents, click here.