Sign the petition below to show your support for closing the Pickering Nuclear Station


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The Pickering Nuclear Station is surrounded by more people than any other nuclear plant in North America. Find out if you are in the high-risk zone and order your KI anti-radiation pills.

Learn more about what the impacts of a major accident at Pickering would be in our new report and in this story from the Toronto Star.

The Pickering Nuclear Station is the 4th oldest nuclear station in North America — and the seventh oldest in the world — and is located closer to a major urban centre than any other nuclear generating station in North America;

Retiring the high-cost Pickering Nuclear Station will reduce Ontario’s electricity costs by $1 billion per year.

The Pickering Nuclear Station is no longer needed to keep our lights on since we have a large electricity surplus and export more power than Pickering produces.

All of Pickering’s reactors will have exceeded their original 30-year design lives when the station’s Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission operating licence expires in August 31, 2018;

Beginning immediate decommissioning and deconstruction of the plant when its licence expires will create 32,000 person years of employment;

The Pickering Station has a troubled history of performance and safety problems (details here and here; also view our video interview with nuclear researcher Dr. Frank Greening ), including the worst accident ever at a Canadian commercial nuclear station — a major loss of coolant accident in December 1994 ;

Operations at Pickering continue to produce highly radioactive waste for which Ontario has no plans or facilities in place for long-term storage despite the fact that there is currently more than 36,000 tonnes of high level fuel waste in temporary storage at Ontario nuclear stations and this material will need to be secured for thousands of years;

Sign the petition to support shutting down the Pickering Nuclear Station by August 31, 2018 when its current operating license expires.

 

Close the Pickering Nuclear Station!

Dear Premier

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12,643 Paul Wong Scarborough Jun 20, 2020
12,642 Brennan Griffin Stoney Creek Jun 10, 2020
12,641 Mark Zhang Toronto Jun 01, 2020
12,640 Eric Pun STOUFFVILLE May 26, 2020
12,639 Brad Walker Cochrane May 10, 2020
12,638 Dennis Eickmeier Mildmay May 02, 2020
12,637 Geovanna Santamaria Pickeing Feb 15, 2020
12,636 Shakil Kutty PICKERING Feb 14, 2020
12,635 Jhanvi Shukla Ajax Feb 09, 2020
12,634 RAZMIK NEVASARTIAN Feb 05, 2020
12,633 Charles Wong Toronto Feb 02, 2020
12,632 Allison Mills Toronto Feb 01, 2020
12,631 Susan Krajnc Guelph Jan 30, 2020
12,630 Maddy Caccavelli Pickering Jan 30, 2020
12,629 Jin Zhang Toronto Jan 28, 2020
12,628 TAO TANG Scarbough Jan 28, 2020
12,627 Aqsa Liaqat Mississauga Jan 26, 2020 Ontario must close the old and dangerous Pickering Nuclear Station and proceed with immediate dismantling. Aqsa Liaqatģ
12,626 Richard Zhang Whitby Jan 25, 2020
12,625 Rehana Shabnam ajax Jan 25, 2020
12,624 Ryan McGregor Etobicoke Jan 24, 2020
12,623 Andrii Loboda Ajax Jan 24, 2020
12,622 Reshma Raju Jan 23, 2020
12,621 Shaunyah W Pickering Jan 23, 2020
12,620 B Aprile Jan 23, 2020
12,619 James Noakes COLLINGWOOD Jan 22, 2020
12,618 Maureen McDonald MIllbrook Jan 20, 2020
12,617 Qiwen Sun Richmond Hill Jan 19, 2020
12,616 Eugen Spivak Jan 19, 2020
12,615 Mindy Ho Scarborough Jan 17, 2020
12,614 Lenka Toporcerova Toronto Jan 17, 2020
12,613 Bernadette Hughes Pickering Jan 17, 2020
12,612 Chris Wu Scarborough Jan 16, 2020
12,611 mark doiron Woodstock, Ont. Jan 16, 2020
12,610 Deirdre McGahern Peterborough Jan 16, 2020
12,609 Hai Huang Scarborough Jan 16, 2020
12,608 Marta Bouina Toronto Jan 16, 2020
12,607 Joy Li MAPLE Jan 16, 2020
12,606 JASON LI MARKHAM Jan 16, 2020
12,605 ALan Li Maple Jan 16, 2020
12,604 Wayne Law Markham Jan 16, 2020
12,603 Kelvin Chan Toronto Jan 16, 2020
12,602 Mandy Smith Jan 16, 2020
12,601 claudia russo scarborough Jan 15, 2020
12,600 Gianpaolo Nascimento Oakville Jan 15, 2020
12,599 Mary Yang Scarborough Jan 15, 2020
12,598 yifu zhang Scarborough Jan 15, 2020
12,597 Stephen Radmacher Pickering Jan 15, 2020
12,596 Ann Chang Pickering Jan 15, 2020
12,595 lei Wu Ajax Jan 15, 2020
12,594 Flora An Ajax Jan 15, 2020
12,593 Baoqing An North York Jan 15, 2020
12,592 Tracy M Li Whitby Jan 15, 2020
12,591 Jingge Li Markham Jan 15, 2020
12,590 Luis Cunha Burlington Jan 15, 2020
12,589 Helen Cunha Burlington Jan 15, 2020
12,588 Jen Feigin Peterborough Jan 15, 2020
12,587 Maria Sores Oakville Jan 15, 2020
12,586 Artur Simoes Oakville Jan 15, 2020
12,585 Alan Candelma Pickering Jan 15, 2020
12,584 Chloe Wang Richmond Hill Jan 14, 2020
12,583 Martin Chawanda Ajax Jan 14, 2020
12,582 Hadgu Mesfen Scarborough Jan 14, 2020
12,581 Sadora Asefaw Scarborough Jan 14, 2020
12,580 yong zeng scarborough Jan 14, 2020
12,579 Daniel Borges Oakville Jan 14, 2020
12,578 EDRLON ROMEIRO KITCHENER Jan 14, 2020
12,577 Danilo de Souza Burlington Jan 14, 2020
12,576 Romul Costa Jan 14, 2020
12,575 Paulo Matioli Burlington Jan 14, 2020
12,574 Dine Lota Burlington Jan 14, 2020
12,573 Eve Wylden Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,572 Danielle Silva Burlington Jan 14, 2020
12,571 Max Metal Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,570 Quynh Vu Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,569 Fernando Oliveira Oakville Jan 14, 2020
12,568 Srdjan Bukvic Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,567 Tatyana Taran Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,566 Bin Cheng Unionville Jan 14, 2020
12,565 Tiago Correia Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,564 steven chen scarborough Jan 14, 2020
12,563 Diana Stoliar Vaughn Jan 14, 2020
12,562 Kseniia Sh North York Jan 14, 2020
12,561 Yuliana Steshenko Richmond Hill Jan 14, 2020
12,560 zheng anya Jan 14, 2020
12,559 Maria Douchkina Concord Jan 14, 2020
12,558 Aneta Sipione Markham Jan 14, 2020
12,557 Olga Denysyk Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,556 Mike Lu Scarborough Jan 14, 2020
12,555 FAY LEE Jan 14, 2020
12,554 Natalia Saltykova Mississauga Jan 14, 2020
12,553 Eugenia Rabotnikov Oakville Jan 14, 2020
12,552 svetlana mehdi LONDON Jan 14, 2020
12,551 Maria Metrokhina North York Jan 14, 2020
12,550 Asel sagim Jan 14, 2020
12,549 Scott Krayenhoff Guelph Jan 14, 2020
12,548 Maria Smirnov Toronto Jan 14, 2020
12,547 Steven Xiao Whitby Jan 13, 2020
12,546 Valeriya Laskova Uxbridge Jan 13, 2020
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