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Round Island Light in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Initiative Announced To Oppose Canadian Plan To Bury Nuclear Waste Near Lake Huron

A member of Congress wants Michiganders to speak out against a Canadian proposal to store nuclear waste underground less than a mile from Lake Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2015

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Stabenow, Peters Oppose Canadian Plan To Bury Nuclear Waste Near Lake Huron

“Canada’s proposed nuclear waste dump on the shores of Lake Huron puts our Great Lakes at risk of radioactive contamination…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2015

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Michigan Rep. Says Congress Should Oppose Canada’s Nuclear Waste Plan Near Lake Huron

Rep. Dan Kildee said the country should find a site farther away from the Great Lakes, the world’s largest body of surface fresh water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2015

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Michigan State Senators Urging Feds To Complete Nuclear Waste Storage Facility

The Michigan State Senate is urging the federal government to open up Nevada’s Yucca Mountain nuclear waste depository.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2015

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Michigan Congressman Proposes Opposition To Canadian Nuclear Waste Near Lake Huron

The company says the facility would be safe and wouldn’t leak. Opponents say there’s no way to guarantee that for the thousands of years that the waste would remain radioactive.

CBS Detroit–08/28/2014

Along the Shores of Lake Huron (Credit: Hillary Barlow)

Senators Unhappy About Canada’s Nuclear Waste Plan

Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin are asking Secretary of State John Kerry to intervene in a Canadian plan to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

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Nuclear Waste To Be Dumped Near Lake Huron?

Conservation groups are voicing concerns about a proposal to dump nuclear waste near Lake Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2011