Australian news, and some related international items

Fukushima, not the NT govt, is killing the uranium industry

The uranium mining industry is out of step with public opinion, and with the realities  of the collapsing uranium market.

The Northern Territory is the heart of Australia’s tourist industry.  The last thing it needs is to have a dirty, uneconomic market flop of a uranium mine – damaging its natural environment, and killing the tourist industry.

It’s not the Northern Territory govt that is stopping investment in uranium mining –  it’s the unfolding Fukushima nuclear disaster. – Christina Macpherson

Uranium mine resistance ‘sends bad message’  ABC The Minerals Council of Australia says the Northern Territory Government’s decision to oppose a mine near Alice Springs will deter the industry from investing……. “It send a very bad message to the industry and paints the NT in a very poor light.”…

Uranium mine resistance ‘sends bad message’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

April 2, 2011 - Posted by | marketing for nuclear, Northern Territory

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