MEDIA RELEASE: Pinehouse residents decry imminent signing of uranium “gag agreement”

“There are a lot of questions about the agreement in the community, and we’re being told that a confidentiality clause means we can’t get the answers we need from our administration,” says Pinehouse resident John Smerek. “To us, it’s a simple issue of democracy. People have a right to see what’s in an agreement before it’s signed, not after. But even though we’ve asked to see the agreement and to have input, the residents here have been totally shut out of the process.”

Read the full text of the December 12, 2012 media release.

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5 thoughts on “MEDIA RELEASE: Pinehouse residents decry imminent signing of uranium “gag agreement”

  1. the rapid melt down of the arctic, extreme weather is easily linked to decades of horrific amounts of nuclear contamination. These industries should be charged with crimes against humanity. The UN needs to be petitioned to stop trade contracts that violate citizens rights from liability.

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