Great Lakes (IL IN MI MN OH WI)

"Great Lakes Mayors Sound Alarm Over Radioactive Shipment"

"A binational coalition of over 70 mayors from Quebec, Ontario and the eight Great Lake States fear that the proposed maritime shipment of 16 giant radioactive steam generators from Ontario's Bruce Power to Sweden for recycling could release radioactivity into the water in the event of an accident during shipment."

Source: ENS, 12/03/2010

Nestle Bid Prompts Move To Put Michigan's Water Under State Protection

"Michiganders don't have to worry much about having an adequate supply of water. But efforts by Nestlé to bottle water in the state, and the prospect of drier times in a climate-changed future, are leading some residents to try to put Michigan groundwater under permanent protection."

Source: Living on Earth/PRI, 11/16/2010
November 30, 2010

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