NWMO REPORTS AND OPPOSING VIEWS

NWMO has impressive materials at the CLC meetings, but they don't show you all pertinent research and findings. See below for links to reports and articles about their tactics in other communities.

 

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 Oct. 2, 2019 report from Limestone Partners Consulting Group regarding a strategy for how the NWMO can oppose and subvert local opposition groups to the placement of a nuclear waste dump in their community. See highlight in red on page 2 re: advice to NWMO

"They (Limestone Partners) conclude the new trend in pro-nuclear communication is not to defend it from the environmental perspective, but rather overpower it with the economic."

April 24, 2020 press release announcing a joint effort by Canada & the UK to recycle nuclear waste - "we have discovered a clean, safe and economical way to recycle what some consider waste into a fuel for our Stable Salt Reactor to create more clean energy and significantly reduce the amount of long-lived radio-nuclides."

Understand the tactics NWMO uses to induce communities to take Nuclear Waste in their community from then Councillor now current Mayor of Brockton which stood firm against the pressure of NWMO.

NWMO's own research recommends the safest rock is granite not the porous limestone rock formation found in South Bruce. Click on the link above and see red highlights throughout report.

August 11, 2016 - See highlighted areas of the report to understand how volatile this waste within a dgr and what it can do to the storage vessels.

Special To The Sault Star, August 3, 2018

April 12, 2014 Briar Patch Magazine - Saskatchewan

Feb 14, 2020 - "Consent is not an easy thing to define nor obtain. It's embedded in the complex fabric of space and time, and the different ways we choose to understand or misunderstand one another." In this lecture, Marissa Bell, PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at SUNY University at Buffalo, talks about the social and political aspects of nuclear waste siting with a focus on consent. The lecture was delivered on February 14, 2020, and was hosted by the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at the University of Michigan

February 3, 2020 - Sciencenes.org - Groundwater exposure could cause the metal and glass binding the waste to break down

Dr. Gordon Edwards on the dangers of Tritium in nuclear waste

January 27, 2020 - Nature Materials Scholarly Journal - Accelerated corrosion of storage vessels when exposed to groundwater

Aug 13, 2013 - See Part 3 Health Concerns, Part 4 Longterm safety of proposed DGR, Part 5 Malfuntions and Accidents, Part 6 and 7 cumulative impacts of the proposed DGR and International experiences of DGR's

April 7, 2017

2012 - This video is a recording of the joint St. Clair County Community College's Green Team and Blue Water Sierra Club presentation "Deep Trouble -- Nuclear Waste Burial in the Great Lakes Basin." The presenters discuss Canadian proposals to bury radioactive waste in the Great Lakes basin.

May 17, 2012 - Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear (www.beyondnuclear.org) talks to the Peace Education Center about Ontario, Canada's plans for a deep underground dump (DUD) for nuclear waste. The conversation took place in Lansing, Michigan, on May 2, 2012 and was an offshoot of the showing of the documentary, "Into Eternity."

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