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An initial brief look at the submissions to the Senate Nuclear Waste Bill Inquiry

Initial Summary:   – focussing on submissions from individuals , with brief looks at those from organisations

* Of the 102 submissions published, 74 were ‘against’; 19 were ‘for’; one (ANSTO’s) was ‘neutral’; and eight were ‘unknown’ (as details were confidential).

* The leading explicitly-stated concern was with the process and decision-making (71 of 102), followed by the environment (67 of 102), health and safety (65 of 102), the economy (62 of 102) and traditional owners’ rights (47 of 102).

Six out of 13 favourable submissions were from people with the surname Baldock.      (Jeff Baldock sold the land for the site to the government) – Source :


April 23, 2020 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, Federal nuclear waste dump

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