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What We Hope to See in the Great Lakes Protection Act
The Great Lakes Protection Alliance has submitted comments regarding Bill 6, the (Ontario) Great Lakes Protection Act. This submission is supported by many of Ontario's leading environmental organizations including the CEA.
We need a Great Lakes Protection Act to re-engage Ontarians with their Great Lakes, a source of drinking water, recreation, history and prosperity. We must increase the ecological resilience of the Great Lakes to improve their health and the health of the region's people.
Proposal to Build Fermi 3
October 31, 2013: Doubts on Geotechnical Data Undermine Safety at Proposed Fermi 3 Atomic Reactor. Read.
March 18, 2013: Final Impact Statement Comments focusing on water. Read submission.
February 20, 2013: Fermi 3 Final Environmental Impact Statement Incomplete. Fermi 3 Interveners Reveal Major Inadequacies of Environmental Impact Statement – Concurrently the NRC Announces Major Delays in Safety Evaluation Review -- Major Setbacks Projected. Read full press release.
January 18, 2013: Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Fermi 3 was released. The public has sixty days from the release date to comment on the proposal. This FEIS will be the last opportunity to express opposition to the proposed Fermi 3 nuclear plant under the National Environmental Policy Act. The FEIS four volume set total of 2320 pages is available at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/sr2105/.
Check out the website of the international coalition to stop Fermi 3.
Citizens Show Overwhelming Support for Ojibway Shores
With over 13.5 hectares of woodlot, a marshy pond and 500 metres of natural Detroit River shoreline, Ojibway Shores is a ecological gem in an otherwise heavily developed Detroit River watershed. In its current state, Ojibway Shores acts as a wildlife linkage or corridor between the Detroit River and the interior significant sites of the Ojibway complex including Black Oak Woods, Ojibway Park, Ojibway Prairie, and Spring Garden ANSI.
Ojibway Shores is owned by the Federal Government of Canada and is administered by the Windsor Port Authority. On July 3rd at Mackenzie Hall in Windsor, the Windsor Port Authority held a public meeting to reveal its plan to destroy the property known as Ojibway Shores.
Environmental Coalition Continues Challenging “Radioactive Russian Roulette” at Davis-Besse
May 22, 2013: Environmental coalition challenges Davis Besse's "experimental" steam generator replacement - Groups seek NRC license amendment safety hearings. Read full release.
November 5, 2012: Hearings on the Davis-Besse nuclear reactor license extension. Read full release
July 16, 2012: Environmental Coalition Bolsters Case Against Davis-Besse. Read full release
U.S. - Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
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CEA Joins Giftit - A New Way to Donate!
Founder Ric Coronado and David Suzuki at Ojibway Shores, 1999.
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