Petition opposing nuke waste burial sent to Canadian leaders

Published 10:24 am Thursday, January 21, 2016

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Opponents of a plan to bury waste from nuclear power plants less than a mile from Lake Huron have submitted a petition with more than 92,000 signatures to Canada’s top environment official.

Ontario Power Generation wants to bury 7.1 million cubic feet of low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste about 2,230 feet deep near Kincardine, Ontario.

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