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JUSTIN TRUDEAU FACES CALLS TO RESIGN RE: SNC-LAVALIN SCANDAL

Centralized Storage, Beyond Nuclear 7 Mar 19 

With the scientifically unsound proposed Yucca Mountain radioactive waste dump now canceled, the danger of “interim” storage threatens. This means that radioactive waste could be “temporarily” parked in open air lots, vulnerable to accident and attack, while a new repository site is sought.

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JUSTIN TRUDEAU FACES CALLS TO RESIGN RE: SNC-LAVALIN SCANDAL

As reported by Newsweek.

Liberal Party Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau now faces calls from his Conservative Party challenger in this autumn’s election to resign over a scandal involving SNC-Lavalin, a giant engineering firm based in Montreal, Quebec. SNC-Lavalin has been accused of bribery, fraud, and other corruption over its practices in Libya. If convicted of such wrongdoing, SNC-Lavalin could be barred from Canadian federal contracts for a decade. (SNC-Lavalin has been previously barred for a decade from World Bank contracts.)

Holtec International has teamed with SNC-Lavalin to form a nuclear power plant decommissioning consortium. Already, the Holtec/SNC-Lavalin consortium has taken over ownership of the permanently shutdown Oyster Creek atomic reactor in NJ. This includes on-site irradiated nuclear fuel management.

Holtec & SNC-Lavalin are also vying for taking over the ownership of such other soon-to-be decommissioning nuclear power plants as Pilgrim in MA, and Palisades in MI.

Holtec is also the proponent for a national centralized interim storage facility for irradiated nuclear fuel in southeastern New Mexico.

Its partnership with a corrupt company like SNC-Lavalin calls into question Holtec’s own judgment.

However, Holtec itself has engaged in bribery, at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Browns Ferry nuclear power plant; in addition, Holtec CEO Krishna Singh has been accused by whistleblowers Oscar Shirani (Commonwealth Edison/Exelon) and Dr. Ross Landsman (NRC Region 3) of attempting to bribe them into silence, re: QA violations (see below).

And Holtec CEO Krishna Singh has also made racist remarks re: his own African American and Puerto Rican American workers in Camden, NJ.

Holtec is also infamous for QA (Quality Assurance) violations in the manufacture of its irradiated nuclear fuel canisters, brought to light by whistleblowers.

See these previous Beyond Nuclear website posts, for more info. on concerns re: SNC-Lavalin:…….. http://www.beyondnuclear.org/centralized-storage/

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March 9, 2019 - Posted by | Canada, politics, secrets,lies and civil liberties

3 Comments »

  1. You know that his father PM Trudeau was behind the uranium cartel, when what is now CAMECO was gov owned. His maternal grandfather (Sinclair?) was head of a well-known French concrete company. The uranium cartel drove up the price of uranium so much that it did more to stop new US nuclear than TMI. But, as happens, it resulted in a lot of exploration; contamination; new uranium mining. One of his maternal ancestors was involved in the opium trade too.

    Comment by miningawareness | March 9, 2019 | Reply

    • No, I knew nothing about that. You continue to amaze me, with the depth and breadth of your knowledge, miningawareness.

      Comment by Christina MacPherson | March 9, 2019 | Reply

      • Thank you. I just wish that I could translate it into a post. I don’t think I have or I have forgotten. A lot of good hints are in the book “City for Sale” about Montreal.

        Comment by miningawareness | March 10, 2019


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