"Ohio, Mich. Riled Over Plan To Bury Radioactive Waste"

"In tiny Kincardine, Ont., about a four-hour drive north of Toledo, a $1 billion plan to bury radioactive nuclear waste is riling up a number of elected officials in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan."

"Ontario Power Generation, a publicly owned company that manages waste produced by that province’s nuclear facilities, wants to dig a deep mine shaft on the site of its Bruce Power complex and put all radioactive waste other than spent fuel pulled from reactor cores — such as protective clothing, gloves, and miscellaneous plant parts — down that hole. Spent fuel, the most radioactive form of waste in civilian hands, would be sent elsewhere for long-term disposal.

Here’s the catch: The Bruce Power complex is less than a mile from the Lake Huron shoreline.

Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/Energy/2013/12/15/Ohio-Mich-riled-over-plan-t...

Tom Henry reports for the Toledo Blade December 15, 2013.

Source: Toledo Blade, 12/17/2013