'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.
Australia shouldn't sell its uranium to Ukraine
31 March 16
The country that fuelled Fukushima to sell uranium to the country that gave us Chernobyl
30 March 16
Failed uranium promises highlight need for caution on radioactive waste plans
04 March 16
Floodplains no place for radioactive mine tailings: EPA urged to reject Wiluna uranium proposal
08 February 16
We stood with the Mirarr people to stop the Jabiluka uranium mine
01 January 16
Australia ignores red light on uranium exports to India
13 November 15
No easy passage to India: Parliament pauses controversial uranium sales plan