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Nuclear waste arrives at temporary Lucas Heights storage facility

Posted December 06, 2015 20:45:45 Australia’s first import of reprocessed nuclear waste has arrived at its temporary storage facility in New South Wales without incident, after being repatriated from France. In the early hours of Sunday morning, a tank holding 20 canisters of what is called immediate-level waste, was taken to the Australian Nuclear Science…


Activists descend on port ahead of nuclear waste ship’s arrival

By Emily Laurence and staff Posted December 05, 2015 11:12:23 Photo: Greenpeace activists track the BBC Shanghai. (Supplied: Greenpeace/Dominic Lorrimer) Related Story: Very first nuclear waste shipment returns to Australia nowadays Map: Port Kembla 2505 A major safety operation is underway at Port Kembla, on the New South Wales south coast, exactly where a shipment…


1st nuclear waste shipment returns to Australia tomorrow

Posted December 04, 2015 19:07:24 The very first shipment of Australian nuclear waste processed in France for lengthy-term storage is expected to arrive back in the nation tomorrow. In the previous two decades Australia has sent eight shiploads of waste overseas. The Federal Government is now looking for a permanent dump site, not only for…


Neighbours of proposed nuclear dump upset at ‘lack of consultation’

By Rosa Ellen Posted November 25, 2015 19:34:56 Neighbours to a proposed nuclear waste website south of Alice Springs are upset they have been not consulted by the property’s owner and say they will oppose it. The Aridgold date farm in Hale, 75 kilometres from Alice Springs, is 1 of six web sites shortlisted to…


I’m a nuclear armageddon survivor: Ask me anything

Agen Sabung Ayam Press events are usually decadent affairs of meals, drink, and well-dressed executives in up-market hotels. Not this one. A little number of journalists such as your correspondent had been dumped at dusk in a wet field in the Essex countryside, given blue boilersuits and a tiny knapsack containing bottle-tops and leaflets, and…