LOOKING BACK: Activists, Anarchists, Environmentalists and Whales

Back in 2008 I ran a community non-profit with a mandate to promote a sustainable environment and community. But every time I am called an “environmentalist” I cringe. In 2008 a local newspaper was reporting on a bunch of protestors … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: Activists, Anarchists, Environmentalists and Whales

ISSUES: ACCIDENTS – 93 PLUS GLOBAL NUCLEAR REACTOR MELTDOWNS, ACCIDENTS, FIRES & MORE

So you think nuclear is the answer! Check out these accidents & meltdowns from 1942 to 2015!
Chalk River, Canada
1962 – 2015 – RTG’s; 9 Deadly Radioactive Plutonium Reactor Containing Satellites Exploded, Melted

LOOKING BACK: Saint John’s Energy Hub Hype – 2008

February, 2008. It’s been fascinating watching the fever building in Saint John around “The Great Energy Hub”. Certainly everyone is doing a great job in building the hype that seems to be necessary to move these developments forward. The Telegraph … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: Saint John’s Energy Hub Hype – 2008

ISSUES: Maine Yankee Nuclear Waste – Still No Place to Go? Update 2022

Since its closure at Wiscasett, Maine in 1997, the nuclear waste from the Maine Yankee Nuclear Plant remains stored onsite … apparently with no place yet to go and at an annual cost of about $10 million dollars or more … Continue reading ISSUES: Maine Yankee Nuclear Waste – Still No Place to Go? Update 2022

NUCLEAR QUESTION: Was radioactive heavy water removed from Point Lepreau reactor 8 years ago?

NUCLEAR QUESTION FOR TODAY In February 9, 2012, two environmental groups, the Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, called on nuclear authorities to  drain radioactively contaminated heavy water from the core of the … Continue reading NUCLEAR QUESTION: Was radioactive heavy water removed from Point Lepreau reactor 8 years ago?

NUCLEAR CONCERNS: But we are smarter than the Japanese. Right? And CANDUs are better? Right?

As the tragedy deepens in Japan, the impacts begin to spread around the world as the links below attest … But I still hear people saying we are better, ours is safer, it’s about the jobs … While the earth … Continue reading NUCLEAR CONCERNS: But we are smarter than the Japanese. Right? And CANDUs are better? Right?

RADIATION FOR DINNER? Tritium Bioaccumulates in Blue Mussels – But what about scallops, clams and quahogs?

Did you know Tritium is released daily into the water and air? And it’s safe they say. Others think not. Click to access nuclear-radiation-for-dinner-tritium-bioaccumulates-in-blue-mussels-but-what-about-scallops-clams-and-quahog.pdf GET MORE GREAT ARTICLES – SUBSCRIBE TO ATLANTICA LIVE RIGHT NOW! Continue reading RADIATION FOR DINNER? Tritium Bioaccumulates in Blue Mussels – But what about scallops, clams and quahogs?

NUCLEAR: Proposed Nuclear Waste Dump could impact 30 million people … BUT …

Originally published in 2015 the post below was about concerns related to opening a nuclear storage facility next to the Great Lakes which could result in nuclear pollution problems that vastly surpass those created at Chernobyl and Fukushima.  It was … Continue reading NUCLEAR: Proposed Nuclear Waste Dump could impact 30 million people … BUT …

NUCLEAR ISSUES: What if 2021 Hurricane IDA Had Struck the Fundy Area?

This was originally written regarding a severe 2015 storm called Patricia that missed the Bay of Fundy back in the day. We have updated it to express concern about current 2021 hurricanes like IDA which has placed coastal nuclear plants … Continue reading NUCLEAR ISSUES: What if 2021 Hurricane IDA Had Struck the Fundy Area?