Australian news, and some related international items

Nuclear salesmen to run Australia’s new Resources Rent Tax

BHP Billiton and the uranium lobby are getting ever more powerful in policy-making in Australia.

Julia Gillard’s new Resources Rent Tax will be organsed by two top nuclear salesmen –  Don Argus (from BHP BIlliton) and Nuclear Industry Minister Martin Ferguson.

Australia’s top science research body has strong links to BHP, and a chairman, Simon McKeon, who is a climate change doubter.

July 3, 2010 - Posted by | Christina reviews, climate change - global warming, energy, uranium | , , , , , , , , , , ,

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