Nuclear Waste On-line: February 2015 Webinar Series

Please join us for our 2015 webinar series about nuclear waste in Canada.

Nuclear Waste On-line is a series of on-line presentations throughout February 2015. This third annual webinar series uses on-line meetings to provide expert presentations and opportunities for discussion of topics of interest to members of the public concerned about the generation and proposed burial of highly radioactive nuclear fuel waste. Visit www.anymeeting.com/Northwatch to register

Week One | February 4 @ 7 pm | Canada Update 2015 on Nuclear Waste
An overview and update on the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s efforts to site a deep geological repository for high level nuclear fuel waste and its program and activities in the 13 communities being studied as possible burial sites

Week Two | February 11 @ 10 am | Radiation’s Health Effects
Presenter Dr. Cathy Vakil, M.D., Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment and Physicians for Global Survival, will discuss the negative health effects of ionizing radiation that is generated at each stage of the nuclear chain – from uranium mining through to the tens of thousands of years that nuclear fuel waste remains hazardous.

Week Three | February 18 @ 12 noon | Nuclear Risk: Calculating the Incredible
Presenter Shawn-Patrick Stensil, a nuclear analyst with Greenpeace Canada, will debunk the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commissions (CNSC) approach to risk assessment.

Week Four | February 25 @ 2 pm | Emergency Planning in the Nuclear Age
Presenter Theresa McClenaghan, Executive Director and Senior Counsel with the Canadian Environmental Law Association, will discuss the importance of emergency planning, preparedness and response and how Ontario is unprepared for a major nuclear accident.

Northwatch | Box 282 . North Bay . P1B 8H2 | Tel 705 497 0373 | www.northwatch.org

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