"how do you get rid of tell tale nuclear waste.....c'mon, Min...you can't tell me people with nuclear power don't have any way of disposing of the waste, I mean come on, hey, the next thing you'll tell me is they'll put it in cans, right ha ha ha." Thanks Mork....and Robin!
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The current debate around Saskatchewan hosting a nuclear waste dump is not new, we have been here before. At this page from our old web site, you will find some historical articles on the great nuclear waste debate from the 1990's.
How the Nuclear Waste Management Organization targeted Pinehouse: Huge cash infusion only brings strife to northern community
From Briarpatch Magazine, April 12, 2014 - "Early in March, Briarpatch magazine received documents from the Northern Village of Pinehouse, in partial compliance with one of two Freedom of Information requests filed a year ago. Pinehouse is an isolated village of just under 1,400 people, 80 per cent of whom are Cree speaking. The community is located about 500 kilometres north of Saskatoon."
Potential host communities owe it to themselves to obtain as much objective and science-based information from independent sources as possible. The decision to proceed or not must be very carefully weighed because of the huge potential risks. The impacts of radioactive contamination would be felt for many centuries.