Northerners set to oppose relicensing of Cameco’s operations

global miners snipLA RONGE, Sask. – The Committee for Future Generations is set to oppose any renewal of Cameco uranium operations in northern Saskatchewan.

This comes one day after the Sierra Club said it is opposing Cameco’s relicensing over pollution concerns.

“The world is waking up to the fact that this is a failed industry, environmentally and economically,” said Debbie Mihalicz, co-founder of the Committee for Future Generations.

“Every day that one of Cameco’s uranium mines is in operation, an even greater volume of extremely hazardous nuclear waste is created that will remain radioactive for a million years.

“It’s time to put a stop to the destruction of the lands and waters we call home.”

Continue reading the October 1, 2013 Global News article online and watch their video coverage.

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