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    Chilliwack, BC on the banks of the Fraser River (Photo: Straight.com).

    Chilliwack residents unmask hazardous waste plant flaws

    When the City of Chilliwack published a notice of a public hearing into a rezoning proposal on Cannor Road, it failed to mention some key things.


    Will thorium save us from climate change?

    Will thorium save us from climate change?

    David Suzuki asks whether thorium presents a safer form of nuclear power that can help us reduce carbon emissions fast enough to ward off catastrophic climate change.



    David Suzuki-Citizens asked to help with Fukushima radiation research

    David Suzuki: Citizens asked to help with Fukushima radiation research

    David Suzuki and various scientific researchers are calling on the public to help test ocean water for Fukushima radiation. Learn how you can help.


    Researchers tackle fracking radiation

    Researchers tackle fracking radiation

    Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations.



    Fukushima water decontamination system breaks down

    Fukushima water decontamination system breaks down

    The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, TEPCO, has stopped using its systems to decontaminate radioactive water at the facility, NHK reports.


    Fracking, dead cows and radiation

    Fracking, dead cows and…RADIATION?

    Alberta cattle rancher Howard Hawkwood has a beef with the local fracking industry. He's convinced the controversial technique has killined off 18 of his cows and polluting his land and water with radiation.



    David Suzuki: Fukushima the most terrifying situation imaginable

    David Suzuki: Fukushima the most terrifying situation imaginable

    Dr./ David Suzuki tells a group of U of A students: "If the fourth plant goes under an earthquake and those rods are exposed, it’s ‘Bye, bye, Japan,’ and everybody on the west coast should evacuate."


    Nuclear plant spills chemicals into Bay of Fundy

    Nuclear plant spills chemicals into Bay of Fundy

    NB Power says the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant recently released water containing a chemical used in its steam generators into the Bay of Fundy.



    Fukushima reactor 4

    Japan to remove perilous Fukushima nuclear fuel rods

    Japanese regulators have given final approval for removing fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at Fukushima's damaged Reactor 4 building - considered the highest risk at the crippled nuclear plant.


    Ex-Japanese PM speaks out on Fukushima, risks of nuclear power

    Ex-Japanese PM calls for end to nuclear power following Fukushima

    Having presided over the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, former Japanese PM Naoto Kan says it's time we ge off of nuclear power.