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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.

     

     

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    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. 

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    When Will Russia Freeze Its Nuclear Ambitions? - February 12, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    The Winter Olympic spectacle has put Russia back in the spotlight, but some areas of the country's policies remain opaque - including its nuclear sympathies

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    Nuclear pain outweighs economic gain - February 11, 2014
    Dave Sweeney

    For South Australia to move further down the nuclear road by processing enriched uranium or storing nuclear waste would threaten the natural environment and put the state in direct conflict with federal policy, global markets and community expectations, writes ACF's Dave Sweeney.

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    Kimberley fracking bid needs closer scrutiny - February 3, 2014
    Wade Freeman

    Kimberley fracking bid needs closer scrutiny and the Environmental Protection Authority is missing in action.

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    Is time up for Australia's uranium industry? - December 18, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    Australia’s uranium industry has long been a source of trouble. Now it is increasingly in trouble.

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    Another million reasons to probe uranium mining - December 9, 2013
    Dave Sweeney

    A radioactive spill at a uranium mine in Kakadu sets off more alarms for a troubled industry, writes Dave Sweeney.