@ Dave Price: This nuclear dump of low level and …

Comment on Nuke dump: What’s the rush? by Evelyne Roullet.

@ Dave Price: This nuclear dump of low level and intermediate waste residue from nuclear medicines used to diagnose a wide range of illnesses including cardiac conditions, cancers and skeletal injuries, is not really the main concern from communities.
As of 2014 Australia has accumulated approximately 4250 m3 of low level radioactive waste from over 40 years of research, medical and industrial uses of radioactive materials.
The Commonwealth is responsible for about 4048 m3 of this waste and the states and territories hold the rest (around 200 m3).
The main concern is the international nuclear wastes facilities in the pipeline, this international dump that our government keeps quiet.
Plans for Australia to become world’s nuclear waste dump :https://independentaustralia.net/politics/politics-display/plans-for-australia-to-become-worlds-nuclear-waste-dump,3343
If we have to have one, why not at Maralinga?

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Nuke dump: What’s the rush?
@ Fred the Philistine: As for the proposed site you are preaching to a convert.


Nuke dump: What’s the rush?
Food for thought: Sydney’s Lucas Heights reactor is set to ramp up nuclear medicine production to meet world demand. Therefore creating more waste.
Lucas Heights, New South Wales, produced patient nuclear medicine. The nation’s only nuclear reactor currently produces 10,000 doses a day for 250 hospitals around the country.
Construction is underway on a new production plant which ANSTO estimated could lift production capacity of nuclear medicine to up to 13 million doses a year.
Unless with have a population growth spiralling or we all become cancer patients, why the need for increasing the doses if not for monetary gain?
ANSTO has increasing domestic and global demand for our nuclear medicines, therefore needs to increase capacity to safely manage associated by-products, need to prepare for the availability of national waste facility.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-06/nuclear-medicine-to-be-ramped-up-at-lucas-heights-reactor/6525524


Nuke dump: What’s the rush?
@ Hal Duell: Thank you for this excellent constructive post. The Centralian Advocate is not our own, and I do not trust their information having experienced first hand how they do the news. It is a biased newspaper and do not often quotes its sources “to ensure that only waste from Australia is stored there”.
How will we do this? Were we told about the The BBC Shanghai? a cargo ship, unwanted in Indonesian waters? http://www.globalindonesianvoices.com/23422/nuclear-waste-ship-will-be-denied-entry-to-indonesian-waters/
I found those fact not by The Centralian Advocate (ah! ah!) but by reading international media http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/10/16/world/environmentalists-decry-vessels-deficiencies-aussie-bound-nuclear-waste-ship-leaves-france/#.VnHzaL85OC8


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Namatijira Art Collector, I am in total agreement with you, however Napoleon had nothing to do with “The Nose: Sketches of the Sphinx” by the Dane Frederic Louis Norden were created in 1737 and published in 1755, well before the era of Napoleon.
However, these drawings illustrate the Sphinx without a nose and clearly contradicts the legend If the nose was gone by 1737 at the latest; its removal cannot be blamed on Napoleon’s troops, who visited more than 50 years later.
It is a pity that we do not have a Napoleon in power, because the gallery would have been a built long time ago.


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Hear, hear, Trevor.


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Those two ladies do not realise that by insulting our elected Mayor and Councillors they are insulting the whole community.
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All that done before the 2020 elections?


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