Nuclear waste

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Greens attack Albanese government’s ‘deeply unsettling’ secrecy on submarine nuclear waste plans
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council also warned against cloak of national security to ‘mask inadequate radiation safety protection’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

23, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Labor was presented with a fait accompli on Aukus, but scepticism in the party is rightly rising | Kim Carr
We were not given a chance to scrutinise the nuclear submarine deal, and critical questions remain unanswered

Kim Carr

21, Mar, 2023 @10:57 PM

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Spectre of Maralinga hangs over Aukus nuclear waste for Indigenous communities
The question of where to store waste from submarines is exacerbating trauma caused by British atomic testing in South Australia in the 50s and 60s

Sarah Collard and Donna Lu

18, Mar, 2023 @7:00 PM

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ABC staff to walk off job next week – as it happened
This blog is now closed.

Rafqa Touma and Natasha May (earlier)

15, Mar, 2023 @7:50 AM

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Liberal MP says search for Aukus submarine nuclear waste dump site in his electorate is premature
Rowan Ramsey ‘amazed’ government starting selection process in 12 months, given 33-year life of Virginia-class reactor

Paul Karp

14, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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What is the Aukus submarine deal and what does it mean? – the key facts
The four-phase plan has made nuclear arms control experts nervous … here’s why

Ben Doherty and Daniel Hurst

14, Mar, 2023 @4:55 AM

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Fukushima: Japan insists release of 1.3m tonnes of ‘treated’ water is safe
Neighbouring countries and local fishers express concern as 12th anniversary of nuclear disaster looms

Justin McCurry in Fukushima

15, Feb, 2023 @1:00 AM

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‘Relatively common’: WA’s lost-and-found radioactive capsule not the only missing material around
The tiny capsule that fell out of a Perth-bound truck captured the world’s attention, but experts say hundreds of radioactive sources go missing each year

Tory Shepherd

02, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Tiny radioactive capsule lost in Australian outback found by side of 1,400km stretch of road
Coin-sized radioactive device, missing for more than two weeks in WA, posed a significant public health risk

Henry Belot

01, Feb, 2023 @8:10 AM

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What is the radioactive capsule missing in WA used for and how dangerous is it?
As authorities scour the desert for the missing source, here’s what we know about how it works and what threat it poses to humans

Donna Lu

30, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Search stepped up for potentially deadly radioactive capsule lost in Western Australia
Authorities have conceded the capsule of highly radioactive material may never be found after disappearing on a 1400km journey

Ben Doherty in Sydney

29, Jan, 2023 @7:44 AM

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Nuclear is not the answer to the UK’s energy requirements | Letter
Letter: We need more honesty about the problems of the proposed Sizewell C plant, writes Rae Street

02, Jan, 2023 @2:21 PM

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