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New DVD from Germany, about Olympic Dam uranium mine

The DVD specializes in the truth of BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam (Roxby) uranium mine in northern South Australia–the world’s greatest uranium deposit.

The Reality About The Largest Uranium Mine in Australia, Bukisa, Oct 25th, 2010 by scotmxncmoe

“……..new-build nuclear energy is again in contention.

On this context Nuking the Local Weather Initiative, a group of young German filmmakers, launched into a journey in 2008 to find the affects of the place this industry starts: uranium mining.

The DVD specializes in the truth of BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam (Roxby) uranium mine in northern South Australia–the world’s greatest uranium deposit. Through smartly-crafted cinematography and dialogue with Aboriginal Traditional Owners, trade representatives and environmentalists, a picture emerges of unsustainable water use, native pollution events and big mounds of radioactive mine tailings.

It is not a lovely picture however you will need to assist counter-balance the glossy PR of the arena’s biggest mining corporate and one of the most globe’s most toxic trades. Because the DVD tracks the distances from the place the uranium is sourced to the place it is used we’re reminded of the connectedness of our fragile globe and the stark lesson of Chernobyl: radioactive pollution does no longer desire a passport to travel…

The Reality About The Largest Uranium Mine in Australia

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October 26, 2010 - Posted by | Resources, uranium | , , , , , ,

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