NB Power’s renewable energy claims disputed

RAVEN’s environmental action reporter Cortney MacDonnell published a story today featuring a report by MGM Solar Solutions. The report states that NB Power claims to be supplying New Brunswick with over 40 percent renewable energy but a local solar firm says that is not the case. You can read the article here.

Coalition expresses concern with lack of EIA for new nuclear projects

cropped-screen-shot-2020-07-01-at-19.27.42.pngToday our coalition sent a letter to Jonathan Wilkinson, federal Minster of Environment and Climate Change. We expressed our concern with the exemption granted to all new small modular nuclear reactor projects from any Environmental Impact Assessment.

You can also read here an article by David Thompson, one of the letter signatories, and Paula Tippett, about the problem with the EIA process.

CRED is signatory to letter demanding federal radioactive waste policy

Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 19.29.00Our new coalition is a signatory to a letter from 100 groups across Canada to the federal minister of Natural Resources. The letter expresses our strong support for the development of comprehensive policies and strategies for the long-term management of radioactive waste in Canada that will protect the environment and current and future generations of Canadians. You can read the letter here.