Now the six nominated sites for a potential national nuclear waste dump have been announced, the federal government is calling for comments. FOE Adelaide will make a submission in support of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities who do not want the dump.
Submissions must be received by 11 March 2016 at:
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
National Radioactive Waste Section
GPO Box 9839
Canberra ACT 2601
The shortlisted locations are at http://minister.industry.gov.au/ministers/frydenberg/media-releases/six-voluntary-sites-shortlisted-national-radioactive-waste
Sallyâ€™s Flat – New South Wales
Hale – Northern Territory
Cortlinye – South Australia (near Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula)
Pinkawillinie – South Australia (near Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula)
Barndioota – South Australia (near Hawker in the Flinders Ranges.
Oman Ama – Queensland