Media Advisory - Shipment of Radioactive Waste Challenged

Mar 07 2011

Press Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, March 8, 11:30 am
WHERE: Charles Lynch Media Studio Room 130 S, Centre Block, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa
WHY: Shipment of Radioactive Waste Challenged

John Bennett, Sierra Club Canada,
Gordon Edwards, Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility,
Clinton Philips, Mohawk Council of Kahnawake,
Marc Chenier, Regroupement pour la surveillance du nucléaire,
Gaëtan Ruest, Mayor of Amqui (Quebec) and spokesperson of Mayors for Peace
will answer questions on the Natural Resources Committee hearings this week (March 8 and 10) on the shipment of 1600 tonnes of radioactive waste to Sweden and the widespread opposition to this shipment including legal action taken Friday, March 4 to stop the shipment.

For more information contact
John Bennett Executive Director Sierra Club Canada 613-291-6888
Gordon Edwards President of CCNR 514-839-7214