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  • End of Kakadu uranium era brings old threats, new challenges and new hope - May 4, 2016

    The Australian Conservation Foundation and the Mineral Policy Institute have welcomed further moves towards the end of the uranium industry in Kakadu and called for confirmation that no underground mining plans will be pursued ahead of Energy Resources of Australia’s (ERA) annual meeting in Darwin today.

  • National radioactive waste search: one site, limited vision - April 29, 2016

    Federal Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg’s decision to short-list a single site in SA’s Flinders Ranges as a possible home for Australia’s radioactive waste is disturbingly familiar to past failed federal approaches, the Australian Conservation Foundation said.

  • Chernobyl anniversary: call to abandon plan to sell uranium to Ukraine - April 26, 2016

    On today’s 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster national environment group the Australian Conservation Foundation has called for the federal government to abandon its plans to sell uranium to Ukraine.