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Proposed transportation of liquid highly enriched uranium (HEU) to Savannah South Carolina is not safe.

Nuclear shipment not safe http://www.niagarathisweek.com/opinion-story/7189835-nuclear-shipment-not-safe/ Niagara This Week – St. Catharines, Susan Prayn 14 Mar 17,  The proposed transportation of liquid highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Chalk River to Savannah South Carolina is not safe.

A liquid highly enriched uranium mixture containing other fissionable products with high toxicity has never been transferred in the world before.

A recent report by Dr. Marvin Resnikoff, a recognized nuclear transportation and waste disposal expert for many U.S states and the U.S government concludes that the NAC-LWT could not withstand more severe realistic accident conditions. For this reason, the highly radioactive liquid from Chalk River should not be transported in the NAC-LWT cask.

The liquid should be solidified before transport, or not transported at all.

 With the recent over 40-car collisions on the 401 and the diesel spill in B.C., as well as future accidents coming, why are we endangering the environment, the people, and the first responders? Is it the cost of solidifying this liquid?

The Iroquois Caucus has a media release condemning the transport and will not stand idly by.

In Indonesia, they are down blending their HEU. They have signed on to the International Repatriation Agreement. Why is Canada treated differently?

Call your local MP and ask what they are doing on this issue.

 

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March 15, 2017 - Posted by | Canada, safety, USA

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