Canada nuclear waste plan stirs controversy

Authorities want to dispose of waste near the Great Lakes, which provide water to about 40 million people.

Last Modified: 13 Oct 2013 09:27
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Canada's plans to bury nuclear waste near the Great Lakes is causing controversy both at home and in the US. The lakes provide drinking water to about 40 million people.

Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from the town of Kincardine.


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