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

PORT HURON—State Sen. Phil Pavlov and Thumb-area lawmakers 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. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township;
Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville;
Rep. Andrea LaFontaine, R-Columbus Township;
Rep. Dan Lauwers, R-St. Clair; 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
11 a.m.

Where:
Freighters Eatery and Taproom
800 Harker St.
Port Huron, MI 48060

For more information, contact Pavlov’s office at 1-517-373-7708.