For Release 11 am EDT, August 13, 2012
SOS-Save Our Saugeen Shores
SOS- Save Our Saugeen Shores Announces Dumpstock 2012, Featuring An Educational Opportunity For The Public To Gain A New Perspective On
The Deep Burial Of Nuclear Waste And A Benefit Concert.
Saugeen Shores, ON, 8/13/2012: Please join us for a presentation featuring Gordon Edwards Ph.D., President of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility.
Dr. Edwards will present an educational program about Canada’s proposed solution for high-level nuclear fuel waste management including the NWMO’s (Nuclear Waste Management Organization) site selection process that currently involves 19 Canadian communities including 7 in Bruce and Huron Counties. He will specifically address issues about the siting of a high-level nuclear waste deep geological repository in Saugeen Shores, a proposal currently under consideration by the Saugeen Shores Council. Dr. Edwards has extensive experience as a consultant on nuclear issues and is qualified as a nuclear expert by Canadian and international courts.
Following Dr. Edwardsâ€™s presentation Bronwyn Drainie, Editor, Literary Review of Canada, will moderate a panel discussion/question and answer session. Confirmed panelists include Councillor Taun Frosst of Saugeen Shores, and John Jackson, Director of Great Lakes United. A representative of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization has been invited to attend as well.
When: Saturday, August 18th, 2012, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Southampton Curling Club (the Annex), 26 Albert Street South, Southampton, Ontario (attached to the Coliseum)
Sponsored by: SOS, Save Our Saugeen Shores
We are also inviting the public to make a day of it in beautiful Saugeen Shores and join SOS for a Benefit Concert that evening featuring The Reklaws, a renowned Ontario Country and Pop band, at the Port Elgin Beach Band Shell from 8-10 pm. Donations appreciated.
Contact: Cheryl Grace
SOS, -Save Our Saugeen Shores
P.O. Box 234