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Opposition to uranium mining in Western Australia

Politicians of the opposition Labor Party, who put the ban in effect when they were in power, agree.”We know that all mining is dangerous but we know that mining uranium is off the scale,”

Uranium mining in Australia opposed, The PoliJAM TIMES, 9 Aug 2010, “……….The Australian mining company BHP Billiton plans to develop a uranium deposit near the town of Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 2011 in a $15.6 billion project. …….. The Wongatha Aboriginal clan that calls the region home opposes all uranium mining………..”Politicians of the opposition Labor Party, who put the ban in effect when they were in power, agree.”We know that all mining is dangerous but we know that mining uranium is off the scale,” says Shadow Environment Minister Sally Talbot. “It presents an unacceptable hazard for workers in the industry, it presents an unacceptable risk to the future and well-being of our indigenous communities and it presents a dreadful threat to our environment in Western Australia.”….. Uranium mining in Australia opposed

August 9, 2010 - Posted by | General News, uranium | , , , , ,

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