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Environmentalists go to court to halt new Ontario nuclear reactors:

Feature story | September 29, 2011 at 15:52

Environmental groups have asked a federal court to stop government agencies from approving construction of new nuclear reactors at Darlington until an environmental assessment is fully completed and shows the project won’t negatively impact the...

Greenpeace balloon predicts the range of Ontario nuclear fallout

Feature story | December 3, 2012 at 11:06

Greenpeace released a weather balloon today at the hearings on the future of the Darlington reactors to show that if there were a major nuclear accident at either of Toronto’s nuclear stations the radioactive fallout could blow onto the GTA,...

Ontario’s nuclear emergency plans are inadequate, post Fukushima

Feature story | July 19, 2012 at 10:24

In light of the Fukushima disaster, re-building the Darlington nuclear station should not be approved before the federal and provincial governments have publicly reviewed the adequacy of Ontario's nuclear emergency plans, say environmental...

Greenpeace goes to court to slay a nuclear zombie

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, nuclear campaigner | November 12, 2013 1 comment

We’re in court today to kill a nuclear zombie.   Lawyers representing Greenpeace, Northwatch and Lake Ontario Waterkeeper will ask a federal judge to overturn federal approvals permitting Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to proceed...

A Volunteer's Perspective of the Darlington Hearings

Blog entry by Rhea Baluyut | December 13, 2012 2 comments

Last week I attended the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) public hearings into Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) proposal to refurbish the Darlington nuclear power plant. I was there to tell the CNSC why I am opposed to this...

Best way to prevent a nuclear accident: Stop Darlington

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | August 18, 2012 3 comments

Nuclear accidents are happening once a decade somewhere in the world, but Canadian government authorities are still pretending such accidents won’t happen here in Canada.  This is a dangerous attitude we need to change.  This fall you...

Greenpeace calls NDP’s conservation-first energy policy a model for other parties

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | August 3, 2011 1 comment

The Ontario NDP has announced that it would pause the Ontario government’s multi-billion dollar plans to expand nuclear energy and instead invest savings in household retrofits that would reduce electricity consumption. In an...

What have we learned from Chernobyl?

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | April 26, 2013 2 comments

Today marks the 27 th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.  It's a day to reflect on all those who must still live with Chernobyl’s radioactive fallout.  It’s also a day when we should ask ourselves what we’ve learned and...

On May 26th join the Ride for Renewables

Blog entry by Sarah Sherman, Greenpeace volunteer | April 4, 2013

Love cycling? Love green energy? We need your help! On May 26th, break out your bicycles and rally together with Greenpeace volunteers, concerned citizens, cycling enthusiasts and others who want a green energy future for Ontario...

Greenpeace radiation team: extend Fukushima evacuation zone, especially to protect...

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | March 27, 2011

Greenpeace radiation experts are continuing their work in the Fukushima area. They have confirmed radiation levels of up to ten micro Sieverts per hour (1) in Iitate village, 40km northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi...

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