Uranium helped spark cleanup

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With just one more ingredient in Port Stanley harbour’s toxic soup, the federal government might have agreed to clean it up.

A dash of uranium might have done the trick, as it did in Port Hope, a Lake Ontario community about 100 kilometres east of Toronto.

“We do have an agreement for a federal cleanup,” says Linda Thompson, mayor of the town of 16,500 that was locked in talks for years with a federal government that wanted to unload the town’s harbour.

http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/Local/2009/01/16/8043056-sun.html

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