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No clarity in Australian govt’s $31 million grants for communities to host nuclear waste dump

Tim Bickmore No Nuclear Waste Dump Anywhere in South Australia August 20

Australia Institute report 16 August 2018
Down in the dumps
Economics of a national radioactive waste management facility (NRWMF)

“The federal government now promises $31 million in local grants and infrastructure allocations for the hosting community, up from $10 million previously. However, whether these are net benefits, or simply relabelling spending that must occur to build and operate the NRWMF, or would occur
through other public funding channels, is not clear.”

August 24, 2018 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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