Premier Brad Wall Uses Japanese Meltdown Crisis To Announce That Saskatchewan Still Aggressively Wants Nuclear Reactors
It's hard to determine if Brad Wall's commitment to constructing nuclear reactors in Saskatchewan is mere political bravado or outright stupidity. Either way, raising the issue at the same time that nuclear meltdowns may be happening in Japan is wierd:
Sask. Party not deterred by Japanese nuclear crisis
"Suffice to say, it's a precarious political position for the Saskatchewan government to be in today as the world watches the crisis in Japan shift from Friday's 8.9 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami to a potential nuclear disaster stemming from the release of radiation and the potential meltdown of three reactors at a nuclear power plant. [...] SaskPower Minister Rob Norris made it clear Monday that his government is still a whole-hearted advocate of nuclear power. Speaking to reporters, Norris explained that this is the only viable position to take for a province that supplies the world with so much uranium ...