Cameco seeks longer mine licences

“The company’s biggest request is for a longer licence period – an increase to 10 years from the current five years – for all three sites. It deserves the increase due to its excellent safety and environmental record, Cameco communications director Gord Struthers said.

“In another submission, a group of northern residents says it wants to see Cameco’s uranium operations shut down. ‘We want it completely shut down until health studies are done that prove (it is safe),’ said Candyce Paul, an English River First Nation band member and member of the Committee for Future Generations.”

Read the full October 2, 2013 StarPhoenix story.

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