Thumb-area lawmakers to unveil plan to protect Lake Huron from Canadian nuclear waste dump

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PORT HURON—Sen. Mike Green, Sen. Phil Pavlov and Rep. Paul Muxlow on Monday will unveil a plan to protect Lake Huron and to stop a dangerous proposal by Canadian officials to bury 7 million cubic feet of nuclear waste less than a quarter-mile from the shore of Lake Huron, directly across the lake from the residents of St. Clair, Sanilac and Huron counties.

According to reports, Ontario plans to bury 53,000 containers of nuclear waste in a dig site that is expected to consume 70 acres of land.

Who:
Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville;
Sen. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township; and
Rep. Paul Muxlow; R-Brown City.

What:
Lawmakers will unveil a plan to protect Lake Huron and stop a dangerous Canadian proposal to bury nuclear waste on the lake’s shore.

When:
Monday, May 19
2 p.m.

Where:
URI’s Landing
7375 Cedar St.
Port Sanilac, MI 48469

For more information, contact Green’s office at 1-517-373-1777.

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