No Nukes News

May 6, 2011

 

Ontario's Nuclear Future

16 min. video interview.  Greenpeace nuclear analyst Shawn-Patrick Stensil sits down with Steve Paikin to explain why Greenpeace wants nuclear power out of Ontario's energy mix.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WgGhs7HKUY&feature=share


The Darlington Declaration: I Choose Green Energy

Please lend your voice to those who support a green energy future. Please endorse the Darlington Declaration and share with your friends.

http://stopdarlington.org/declaration/


Nuclear Power in a Post-Fukushima World, By Amory B. Lovins

While wind energy and solar power boom, nuclear power and coal-plant orders wither. Their cost and risk dissuade investors.

http://www.evwind.es/noticias.php?id_not=11423


Radioactivity level in contaminated seawater approaches record high

The level of radioactivity from contaminated water that leaked into the sea from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is close to the highest levels ever recorded.

http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104230223.html


Dying for TEPCO? Fukushima’s Nuclear Contract Workers

http://www.japanfocus.org/-Paul-Jobin/3523


Lessons from Chernobyl 25 years on

http://www.leadershiponline.co.za/articles/other/1275-nuclear-dangers


Watch my presentation to the Darlington Joint Panel Review explaining OCAA’s opposition to new reactors

11 min. video  http://ontariosgreenfuture.ca/

Or read the transcript here - Pg. 231-240:  http://www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca/eng/pdfs/jrp/cnsc-jrp-transcript-31-03-11-volume10.pdf


Alta. oil pipeline leaked 28,000 barrels

Emergency crews working to clean up massive oil spill from northeast of Peace River

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/story/2011/05/03/edmonton-pipeline-leak-alberta.html


Truth Comes out on 'Fracking' Toxins

Who finally tells us the nasty chemicals used for shale gas drilling in Western Canada? The US Congress.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2011/04/20/FrackingToxins/


After the Apocalypse

Fri. May 6, 7:15 p.m., the Cumberland, Toronto

Sat. May 7, 7 p.m., Innis Town Hall, Toronto

One in 20 children born to women living near a Russian nuclear-weapon testing site in Kazakhstan has birth defects. As a prominent doctor plans to introduce “genetic passports,” two mothers fight for the right to keep their unborn children.

http://www.hotdocs.ca/


Chornobyl 25 - Lessons for the Future

Sat. May 7th

Hospital For Sick Children, 555 University Ave., Daniels Hollywood Theatre, Toronto

8:00-8:30        Registration

8:30-9:00        Welcome

9:00- 10:30     Chornobyl: The Political and Social Aftermath

10:45 - 12:30  Energy: Quo Vadis?

13:15 - 15:00  Health effects

15:15 -17:00   Disaster Management & Emergency Preparedness

Sponsored by U of T Faculty of Medicine Chornobyl Project

The conference is free of charge but registration is necessary. RSVP 416 813 5278

For remote participation in English or Ukrainian via WFUMA’s web-system please register:

English:  http://mt202.centra.com/Reg/main/0000007050996c012eb93b2f6a007ed8/en_US

Ukrainian:  http://mt202.centra.com/Reg/main/0000001d3a7140012f5e71a52f007e62/en_US


Mining Injustice Conference 2011 : Confronting Corporate Impunity

May 6 – 8

Sidney Smith Hall, U of T, 100 St. George Street, room 2117, Toronto

Winona LaDuke speaking Sat. 1:15 p.m.

Workshop on Disrupting the Uranium Supply Chain on Sat. 2:15 p.m.

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=48852021264&ref=ts#!/event.php?eid=208042585891073  

http://www.solidarityresponse.net/

http://www.solidarityresponse.net/mining-injustice-conference/conference-agenda-2011/


Nuclear Threats to the Great Lakes and Transition to Clean Safe Energy – International Roundtable

Saturday, May 14, 9 am - 5 pm

Henry Ford Community College, Society of Mechanical Engineers (SME) Bldg., 5101 Evergreen Rd. Dearborn, Michigan

Scheduled speakers:
Dr. Gordon Edwards
- President of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility - to address the radioactive contamination of the Earth and its Waters - accidental or deliberate?
Brennain Lloyd - Community organizer with Northwatch, who has worked for more than two decades on nuclear waste issues in Canada, including those at the Bruce nuclear complex on Lake Huron speaking on the risks of a proposed deep underground radioactive dump by Lake Huron.
Michael Keegan - Co Chair of Don’t Waste Michigan & Chair of Coalition for a Nuclear Free Great Lakes on why we should oppose a proposed new reactor at Monroe and the 20-year re-license for Davis-Besse near Toledo.
Kevin Kamps - Radioactive Waste Watchdog from Beyond Nuclear to discuss reactor waste policy in the Great Lakes and nationally.
Greg Laskowsky - Henry Ford Community College, Lead Instructor, Energy Technology - Energy & Technology Department will discuss the renewable energy options available.
Kathleen Law - Former Michigan legislator who introduced the first German style renewable energy bill in North America and since adopted by Ontario
Victor McManemy - Great Lakes songwriter, troubadour, historian, musician and advocate for Indigenous Peoples

Sponsored by Sierra Club - S.E. Michigan Group, Sierra Club of Canada, Ohio Sierra Club Nuclear Issues Committee, and Citizens for Alternatives to Chemical Contamination 

For info, Ed McArdle 313-388-6645 / ecoguy2@netzero.net - or Kay Cumbow 810-346-4513 at kcumbow@greatlakes.net


Sign the Petition Calling for a Moratorium on New Nuclear Projects in ON

http://www.ontariosgreenfuture.ca/petition2.php

And order FREE anti-nuclear and anti-coal leaflets

They contain postcards to politicians. Courtesy of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance.

http://www.cleanairalliance.org/get_involved_order_pamphlets

Thanks…


Angela Bischoff
Outreach Director
Ontario Clean Air Alliance
160 John Street, Suite 300, Toronto, Ont. M5V 2E5
Phone 416-260-2080 ext. 1
angela@cleanairalliance.org
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