After the BAPE hearings continued on the issue of uranium mining in Quebec, the James Bay Cree have initiated a campaign that has stirred local and global politics, and is drawing a well-deserved spotlight on the agenda of the Eeyouch, the James Bay Cree people. The hashtag of the campaign is #StandAgainstUranium, the gist of…

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Grand Council of the Crees News Download/View PDF Waskaganish, Eeyou Istchee, (August 9, 2012) —The James Bay Cree Nation has declared a Permanent Moratorium on uranium exploration, uranium mining and uranium waste emplacement in Eeyou Istchee, the James Bay Cree territory. The permanent moratorium was enacted unanimously by the Annual Cree Nation General Assembly in…

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timestranscript.com (Moncton), March 2, 2011 The Canadian Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has been in New Brunswick talking about the possibility of establishing an underground nuclear waste site in this province. That’s a waste of time and money. New Brunswickers have made their feelings crystal clear on all things nuclear related in this province. They…

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The Green League’s party council is calling for a ban on uranium mining in Finland. “Bad decisions on nuclear power plants are now getting a follow-up with uranium mines. This madness simple has to be brought to an end,” says Green MP Erkki Pulliainen.Pulliainen added the view that a few years of mining operations are…

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IPPNW held a 1-day pre-congress to their 2010 annual world-congress in Basel, Switzerland, “Sacred Land – Poisoned Peoples / Indigenous Peopeles and Uranium Mining”. Delegates to the pre-congress released a joint statement calling for an end to all uranium mining and processing, irresponsible radioactive waste management, nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

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In October 2009, Tanzanian NGO’s in cooperation with European NGO’s organized the Tanzania Uranium Awareness Campaign 2009, starting with a conference in Arusha and ending with a 2-day conference in Dar Es Salaam. During both conferences, participants expressed major concerns about the possible dangers of uranium mining coming to their country, and at the final…

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September 18, 2009, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Hualapai Tribe has renewed a ban on uranium mining on its land near the Grand Canyon, joining other American Indian tribes in opposing what they see as a threat to their environment and their culture. … read more

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