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    Kimberley fracking plans deserve rigorous environmental assessment - June 20, 2014
    Wade Freeman

    With state governments letting departments of mines handle environmental approvals, 'green tape' is being replaced with a rubber stamp, writes ACF's Wade Freeman.

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    Abbott lacks broad vision for Northern Australia - June 13, 2014
    Graham Tupper

    The Abbott government's plan for Northern Australia seems to be fast tracking resource extraction and industrial agriculture projects.

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Australia’s radioactive waste management on trial - May 28, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    Australia has never had an independent examination of the best way to manage our nation's radioactive waste. It's time for that to change.

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    Will Cape York have its day in the World Heritage sun? - April 28, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    Cape York Peninsula a unique opportunity for Abbott to leave a positive World Heritage legacy — but will he take it.

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    Federal government fast-tracks UAE uranium deal - April 23, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The Federal Government has signed another uranium export deal with a dubious overseas partner - and without inspecting the country's facilities. We need an independent inquiry, writes Dave Sweeney.

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    Julie Bishop visits Hiroshima - April 11, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    Uranium is not like any other mineral – and because Australia is home to around 40% of the worlds’ uranium, the decisions we make on the subject matter.

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    The ERA of uranium mining is over - April 9, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The chapter is closing on uranium mining in Kakadu. It's time Rio Tinto commence a considered and comprehensive Ranger exit strategy.

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    Australia is not the world's dump - March 27, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    Some bad ideas just won't die. Making Australia the world's nuclear waste dump is one of them. A new report should remind us that even the waste we store now is unsafe.

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    Good environmental management is beyond politics - March 22, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    While the world watches the Abbott government attempt to log world heritage forests in Tasmania, roll back marine protection around the country and allow industry to dredge and dump in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia's brand as a beautiful natural wonderland is eroded.

     

     

  • d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au's picture
    Fukushima: three years on and still no action - March 14, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The need for an independent inquiry into the effects of the uranium industry on the environment, health, safety and security is well overdue.

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    Promised protection eludes Cape York - March 13, 2014
    Andrew Picone

    The Queensland Government's proposed Cape York Regional Plan prioritises development over biodiversity and threatens the health of the Cape's remarkable natural and cultural assets.

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    Australian yellowcake caught in Russia Ukraine crossfire - March 7, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    As Russia ramps up the tension in Crimea it is time to ensure that the Red Army is not supplied with Australian yellowcake.

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    National Parks are no place for uranium mines - February 17, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    Allowing a uranium mine, run by a company with a shocking track record, in one of WA’s most special places is not smart politics or policy.