Tag Archives: Nuclear Power

Key project at Darlington nuclear facility hundreds of millions over budget, delayed

(October 16, 2017) A Global News investigation has uncovered a single component of the Darlington nuclear project could cost half a billion dollars, four-times initial estimates. Auditors say project “plagued” by problems. Advertisements

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Parker Gallant: Wynne Government picks ratepayers pockets for wind turbine developers

(November 16, 2013) While Premier Wynne was out jogging in the countryside – sans any turbines in the background – for the recently released Liberal promo, many of us ratepayers were having our pockets picked. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The Green Goliath takes on nuclear

The renewable industry is wrong to claim that it is cost effective. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Greening Harper

(May 6, 2011) Fiscal prudence and smaller government could go hand in hand with environmentalism — really! Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Nuclear power extremes

(April 8, 2011) Lawrence Solomon discusses why support for nuclear power from both the left and the right is misguided. Continue reading

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You can trust Japan’s radiation data, says Greenpeace

(March 30, 2011) Greenpeace and the Japanese authorities should be providing the public with both sides of the radiation debate, to let them decide for themselves if they are best off evacuating their homes. Continue reading

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Japan crisis won’t deter N.B. nuclear plans: premier

(March 29, 2011) The premier of New Brunswick says he has no concerns about resuming the Province’s nuclear power generation. However, Energy Probe’s Norm Rubin says that the Point Lepreau nuclear plant will continue to be a safety hazard, even after costly refurbishments. Continue reading

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