Nuclear Phaseout

Did Ontario make the right decision on nuclear power?

The Long-Term Energy Plan review now underway in Ontario demands our attention despite its sleep-inducing name. The choices the Wynne government makes will affect your pocket book, our economic competitiveness and the health of our environment.... Read more »

Michigan lawmakers sound alarm over Canada's proposal to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron


LANSING, MI -- Two Michigan lawmakers are speaking out against a Canadian proposal to store nuclear waste underground less than a mile from the shores of Lake Huron.... Read more »

SCO's Christine Elwell receives the International - Raymond J. Sherwin Award!

Christine Elwell, a member of Sierra Club Ontario's Executive Committee and a longtime volunteer with Sierra Club has been awarded the International - Raymond J. Sherwin Award. This award "honors extraordinary volunteer service toward international conservation."

Ms. Elwell has been an active international and local volunteer for the Club since 2005 starting out with the Great Lakes and moving on to the United States-Canada International Committee and now the International Team.... Read more »

Future of Pickering nuclear plant a hot topic in Durham Region

 

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PICKERING - Those who run Canada’s oldest operating nuclear power plant are seeking to keep it running at least another five years.

But some residents who live within a few kilometres of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Plant are not keen on the idea.

When Michelle Simeunovich first moved to her home, she didn’t think much about the power plant on the other side of Frenchman’s Bay.

Japan’s latest nuclear accident — the 2011 Fukushima disaster — changed that for her.

“Would I buy a home this close to a nuclear plant, knowing what I do now? No,” Simeunovich said.

She says she is concerned about living under the shadow of an aging nuclear station.... Read more »

            

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