Article: Chief Pat Madahbee says Anishinabek Nation won’t change stance on nuclear waste repositories

““We respect federal minister of environment and climate change Catherine McKenna in requesting additional studies before she can make an environmental decision,” Chief Madahbee told the Anishinabek News in its February 23, 2016 edition. “However, it still does not change our position.”

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) was planning to bury low to intermediate level radioactive waste beside Lake Huron, within Saugeen Ojibway Nations territory.

Lake Huron supplies drinking water to millions of people in Canada and the US, and it is also a significant ecosystem that supports the livelihoods of the Anishinabek Nation. OPG is facing international opposition as 184 municipalities have passed resolutions opposing OPG’s proposal and proposed waste repository.”

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