BAND COUNCIL RESOLUTION:
PIC MOBERT OPPOSES THE NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION (NWMO) OPERATING WITHIN THEIR TRADITIONAL TERRITORY.
Whereas: Northern Ontario is being targeted to become storage site for 2 million bundles of irradiated high level nuclear waste fuel bundles; those radioactive nuclear bundles would be shipped through our traditional homelands, buried,
covered up and eventually abandoned.
The process of burying high level radioactive nuclear waste 500 metres under the earth's surface is experimental and has not been carried out anywhere in the world.
The White River, Hornepayne and Manitouwadge Municipalities are working with the NWMO to become a host community for nuclear waste; if any one of those communities
is selected, this would result in NWMO burying ALL OF CANADA'S HIGH LEVEL RADIOACTIVE NUCLEAR WASTE in our traditional territory...
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