Vermont seeks to shutter nuke plant

Vermont seeks to shutter nuke plant

There are 2 comments on the Disaster News Network story from Apr 20, 2011, titled Vermont seeks to shutter nuke plant. In it, Disaster News Network reports that:

We think it's a mistake to site anything that close to the Great Lakes that has the potential to leak and eventually reach the water As Vermont lawmakers attempt to pull a nuclear plants license, conservation groups in Michigan are voicing their fears that a proposed nuclear waste dump in Canada will be too close to Lake Huron.

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Scarborough, Canada

#1 Apr 25, 2011
Amabel Aquifer

Scarborough, Canada

#2 Apr 25, 2011
.. 1,640 feet underground for low- and mid-level nuclear waste,

The Detroit News reported. It would be located near Kincardine, Ontario,

which probably sits just north of Guelph & maybe unfortunate in that it sits on top of a permeable aquifer called the Guelph – Amabel Aquifer

This aquifer is formed by limestone/dolomite bedrock ...

which is about 55 miles east of Michigan across Lake Huron.

The waste would include such things as protective ...

Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Energy, Michigan, Canada, Ontario

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