Australian news, and some related international items

Senate Inquiry recommends consideration of nuclear energy, but public must approve

Dave Sweeney, 13 Dec 19, A parliamentary committee has released a report into nuclear energy that puts the Australian people at the centre of any approval process for a future nuclear plant. “Nuclear energy should be on the table for consideration as part of our future energy mix”, said Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien who chairs the House Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy. “Australia should say a definite ‘No’ to old nuclear technologies but a conditional ‘Yes’ to new and emerging technologies such as small modular reactors. “And most importantly,” said Mr O’Brien “the Australian people should be at the centre of any approval process”.

December 13, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics

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