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APTN Investigates Nuclear Waste, January 2012

Desperate for economic development opportunities, some remote First Nations and Metis communities are thinking about hosting an underground nuclear waste repository to create jobs and make money for the community. But opponents say the environmental and human risks are just too huge and it's not worth it. APTN Investigates' Melissa Ridgen explores all sides of the debate.

Long-term nuclear waste repository 'not worth it': FSIN vice chief - February 22, 2013 http://www.paherald.sk.ca/Local/News/2013-02-22/article-3183131/Longterm-nuclear-waste-repository-not-worth-it-FSIN-vice-chief/1

Environment panel never pushed carbon tax CBC May 16, 2012

National Roundtable on the Environment CEO David McLaughlin talks about the government shutting down his organization. John Baird told the House of Commons that the Roundtable produced 10 reports calling for a carbon tax, but Mr. McLaughlin says that's not true, stating the Roundtable produced 3 reports calling for carbon pricing. There's a difference. Mr. McLaughlin also said that Peter Kent asked them one year ago for specific reports, now just released, and acknowledged they were uniquely placed to offer the government good advice. A year later, the groups is axed.

Environment panel never pushed carbon tax, president says (May 16, 2012) http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/05/16/pol-nrtee-david-mclaughlin-c...

Canada's environmental standards lagging, advisory panel says (May 16, 2012) http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/05/16/pol-cp-nrtee-emissions-green...

Environment panel's end blamed on support for carbon tax (May 15, 2012) http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/05/15/pol-cp-nrtee-baird-silence-c...

National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy http://nrtee-trnee.ca/

Cuts to NRTEE CBC May 14, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVsQqDuTWbY

Nuclear-free Japan? CBC May 5, 2012

Japan shuts off nuclear power as thousands celebrate (May 5, 2012) http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/05/05/japan-nuclear-power-shut-off.html

Thousands March as Japan Shuts off Nuclear Power (May 5, 2012) http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2114038,00.html

Coalition requests UN intervention to stabilize Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 at Fukushima — Endorsed by nuclear experts (May 1, 2012) http://enenews.com/just-in-coalition-requests-un-intervention-to-stabilize-sp...

Japan One Year Later: Photographs by James Nachtwey (March 6, 2012) http://lightbox.time.com/2012/03/06/japan-one-year-later-photographs-by-james...

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