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World Bank says no money for nuclear power

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World Bank president: "we don't do nuclear energy"

Money raised for providing electricity to poorest nations will only go to new power sources United Nations, Nov. 28, 2013

The World Bank and United Nations today appealed for billions of dollars to provide electricity for the poorest nations but said there would be no investment in nuclear power.

Uranium's Chilling Effects

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Community participation stifled as industry expands in northern Saskatchewan

The uranium industry is rapidly expanding its sphere of control in northern Saskatchewan, and the impacts of its widening footprint aren’t limited to the lands and waters.

Residents of affected communities are speaking out against an increasing corporate influence that is altering local governance and diminishing opportunities for critical public participation.

"radioactive cleanup" suggests that we can somehow "get rid" of radioactive contamination -- but we cannot do so

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A central fact about radioactivity is that no one knows how to turn it off. Radioactive materials continue to emit atomic radiation at a rate which cannot be influenced by any of the usual factors... NOTHING can be used to speed, up, slow down, or stop the process of radioactive disintegration from occurring.

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