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NSW govt pushes ahead in promoting uranium exploration

map shows (yellow) area where uranium might be explored for

NSW explores uranium mining, Australian Mining,  September, 2012 Vicky Validakis  NSW Resources Minister Chris Hartcher announced on Saturday the government was open to expressions of interest from miners wanting to
explore Group 11 minerals, which includes uranium and thorium, The Australian Financial Review reported. ..

… The announcement follows the government’s controversial move to overturn the state’s 26-year ban on uranium exploration.

Legislation overturning the exploration ban passed through the state’s upper house unamended, despite opposition from Greens and Labor MPs, who said the government had no mandate…… Applications will close
on November 13. http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/nsw-explores-uranium-mining

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September 17, 2012 - Posted by | New South Wales, politics

1 Comment »

  1. No nukes , best wishes, gfd

    Comment by grantdo | March 30, 2013 | Reply


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