Nuclear

Legislation banning nuclear power in Australia should be retained

Jim Green, Online Opinion, 27 Feb 2020, https://onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=20758&page=0 Nuclear power in Australia is prohibited under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999. A review of the EPBC Act is underway and there is a strong push from the nuclear industry to remove the bans. However, federal and state ...
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Radioactive Exposure Tour April 2020

For over 30 years Friends of the Earth has been running Rad Tours to SA so people can experience first-hand the social and environmental impacts of the nuclear industry. South Australia has experienced British nuclear bomb tests, extensive uranium exploration and mining, and is currently being targeted by the federal government ...
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/ Adelaide FoE Notes, FoE, Nuclear

Dumplings not Dumps

Everyone likes dumplings, but no one likes dumps. The Federal government is trying to impose a radioactive waste dump in South Australia, despite State legislation that makes them illegal, opposition from Traditional Owners and a truly flawed plan that’s done nothing but cost money and divide communities. Please support the ...
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Olympic Dam Alert: BHP propose a major new Evaporation Pond 6

from David Noonan: Olympic Dam Alert: BHP propose a major new Evaporation Pond 6 for radioactive acid liquor wastes that will continue deaths of hundreds of birds each year The federal government are inviting comments on BHP’s “Olympic Dam Evaporation Pond 6” EPBC Act Referral 2019/8526  (scroll down to Date ...
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Make a submission about the National Radioactive Waste Dump in SA

Send a submission to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) The Federal Government wants to put a National Radioactive Waste Facility in Kimba or the Flinders Ranges in South Australia. The Department is calling for submissions and says these will be "one of the factors the Minister for ...
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