@Bob Fair enough, let’s ask all contenders where they stand. So …

Comment on Local Labor always opposed u-mine at Angela Pamela: Araluen ALP candidate Adam Findlay by Hal Duell.

Fair enough, let’s ask all contenders where they stand.
So far Findlay and Foley have said no, and I assume Rock will too. Lambley has not ruled it out, and I’m not sure where Conlan and Giles stand. Walcott is opposed.
Here is my first worry. Lambley has said no unless … That’s not good enough. It has to be no, full stop. I sat on the original Cameco Community Action Group, and their execs are so across their brief, so pleasant and so persuasive that if this surfaces again only a categorical no will slow their advance. To merely say that it has to be made safe with no threat to our water is to give them a green light. They will convince that it is safe.
It’s not. It’s on our water.
My other worry is the ALP. They gave the original exploration license, and it’s my understanding that once that first step is taken, legal constraints can make the next step hard to stop.
So it’s Henderson and the ALP who started this ball rolling, and so far they have not definitely stopped it. Can they redefine the land to take it out of consideration? I think ALEC suggested something along these lines, but so far I haven’t heard of it being done. Are the ALP’s hands tied by their original decision to grant an exploration license?
And Federally, don’t the ALP have Ferguson in charge of resources and energy and, therefore, uranium mining? And if so, do you trust him?
Warren runs hot and cold – nothing new there.
So it comes back right now to Henderson. Will he take the Angela Pamela land out of the equation. Anything less than that, and he’s hedging. Nothing new there, either.

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Local Labor always opposed u-mine at Angela Pamela: Araluen ALP candidate Adam Findlay
In both this story and in “Angela Pamela u-mine core message in Greatorex campaign?” I wonder if someone is trailing the coat.
I was active in opposing the development last time, and I will be again if it resurfaces. But since when did Angela Pamela get back on the agenda?

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