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Understorey: Not Remotely

Wednesday 3rd August / presented by Elizabeth PO’ Adrian Glamorgan

Port Adelaide has been discussed as an option for Western Australian uranium mining companies, should yellowcake prices ever improve. But the nuclear industry is also hankering for South Australia to import one third of the entire world’s high-grade nuclear waste and store these global radioactive materials for a long period, potentially up to 300,000 years. That’s on top of a national radiation waste dump targeted for the iconic Flinders Ranges.

Understorey travels to Adelaide to interview Dave Sweeney from the Australian Conservation Foundation, Jim Green from Friends of the Earth, and Cat Beaton from the South Australian Conservation Council, just after they have spoken to a key SA parliamentary committee, about why state politics has become a national concern. (Photo: A. Glamorgan)

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