Listen to Dave Sweeney discuss the proposed Flinders Ranges national nuclear waste dump
19 October 16
Africa Down Under conference and tales of Australian woe in Africa
08 September 16
Mulga Rock uranium plan faces serious opposition
15 August 16
Environment groups welcome EPA recommendation to reject Yeelirrie uranium proposal
03 August 16
Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Agency recommends the state government not approve proposed Yeelirrie uranium mine.
Global nuclear industry promoters influencing SA nuclear waste plan
27 July 16
Key adviser to SA Royal Commission is a nuclear ‘true believer’ who was behind a failed attempt to open a global radioactive waste dump in Australia in the 1990s.
Australia's nuclear powered PR in melt down
15 July 16
'Harmless'? The dangerous language around nuclear waste
06 May 16
Terms like ‘harmless’ waste are misleading and downplay the seriousness of the problem with nuclear waste, writes Dave Sweeney.
End of Kakadu uranium era brings old threats, new challenges and new hope
04 May 16
The Australian Conservation Foundation and the Mineral Policy Institute have welcomed further moves towards the end of the uranium industry in Kakadu and called for confirmation that no underground mining plans will be pursued ahead of Energy Resources of Australia’s (ERA) annual meeting in Darwin today.
Chernobyl anniversary: call to abandon plan to sell uranium to Ukraine
26 April 16
On today’s 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster national environment group the Australian Conservation Foundation has called for the federal government to abandon its plans to sell uranium to Ukraine.