Nuclear Waste

Deep Geological Disposal Still Under Scrutiny An update on the nuclear waste disposal plans for Sweden and Finland - further study of copper corrosion and a test tunnel. September 18, 2021
Nuclear Energy - Will it help solve climate change For a snapshot of the debate on whether nuclear energy can help address climate change read about the opposing views of climate scientist James Hansen and energy analyst Paul Dorfman. A recent article in the journal "Energy Policy" concludes that nuclear energy has a very limited role. May 22, 2021

We the Nuclear Free North A newly formed alliance opposes burial of highly radioactive nuclear waste in Northern Ontario. April 2, 2021

Downloadable Poster: SAY NO! To Nuclear Waste in Northwestern Ontario Just for us in NW Ontario. Download your 8.5" x 11" poster and post liberally!

Presentation: Nuclear Waste In Northwestern Ontario View or download the presentation - updated January 30, 2020.

APTN Investigates: "Nuclear Courtship" In spring 2020, APTN produced two episodes of "APTN Investigates" on potential nuclear waste disposal in NW Ontario. Environment North Board member Dodie LeGassick is interviewed in Part 2.
Why We Should Be Concerned about Nuclear Waste Board member Dodie LeGassick shares her concerns about the plan to store Canada's high-level nuclear waste in Northwestern Ontario.

Did You Know? Thunder Bay's 1997 Plebiscite on Nuclear Waste Citizens of Thunder Bay voted overwhelmingly against nuclear waste disposal in the Thunder Bay area in 1997. June 28, 2020
An Environmental Justice Review of Canada's Nuclear Waste Plan Adam De Luca, a student at Bora Laskin Law School in Thunder Bay, reviewed the legislation and regulations governing the storage of nuclear waste. June 1, 2020
Nuclear Waste: Possible Solutions on the Horizon There is significant research into methods of treating nuclear waste in order to reduce the toxicity. A better option than burying high-level nuclear waste in a deep geological disposal site may be possible. February 25, 2020

Say No to Nuclear Waste - Display at Thunder Bay Country Market - Feb. 5 & 26 January 30, 2020

Tune into LU Radio for an Update on Potential Nuclear Waste Disposal near Ignace Dodie LeGassick of Environment North will be interviewed on CILU's Paradigm Shift: Feb. 14 at 2 pm (note date change). January 30, 2020
Nuclear Waste Resolution The Council for the Township of Gillies passes a resolution regarding Nuclear Waste. January 1, 2020

Say No to Nuclear Waste - Display at Heritage Building December 2, 2019
Presentation: "Nuclear Waste in Northwestern Ontario - Why We Should Be Concerned" Dodie LeGassick presented at Mary J.L. Black Library on Oct. 19, 2019. October 10, 2019