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The Vancouver Sun: Plan to Ship Radioactive Generators on Great Lakes Faces Backlash
August 9, 2010, 1:53 pm
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By Linda Nguyen, Postmedia News July 28, 2010  
A global outcry is growing over a proposal to ship 16 aging radioactive steam generators across Ontario’s Great Lakes, a plan critics say risks turning the iconic waterways into a permanent corridor for the transportation of nuclear waste.

Nearly 2,400 people and 50 organizations, including aboriginal groups from across Canada, the United States and Europe have signed an online petition urging the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to block shipments of the 100-tonne decommissioned generators from the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station near Kincardine, Ont., to Studsvik in Sweden for recycling.

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