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Greens dig in to stop nuclear waste dump

Scott Ludlam 7 Feb 2012

The Australian Greens today vowed to continue the fight against the planned nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory.

The Government has listed the National Radioactive Waste Management Bill for debate tomorrow. Greens Senator Scott Ludlam said Labor's attempt to force the Bill through the Senate before the completion of a Federal Court case over the status of the land in question was a disgrace.

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Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency - Wedmesday 19 October - Economics Committee


CHAIR: Welcome.

Senator LUDLAM: Welcome back, Dr Larsson. FSANZ have taken the meat curry away, so we have at least saved you that trauma.

Ms Halton : I am sure they will share it later.

Senator LUDLAM: Yes, everyone will get a little sample. What part does ARPANSA play in the regulation of irradiated food products in Australia?

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Urgency debate on the implications of Fukushima Daiichi and the 22 Sept. UN High Level meeting on Nuclear Safety & Security

Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia) (16:35): I move:

That the Senate discuss the implications of the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and Australia's participation at the High Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security to be held on 22 September 2011 at the United Nations Headquarters.

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Nuclear radiologist exposes myth of medical argument for ‘remote’ waste dump

Scott Ludlam 12 Sep 2011

The Australian Greens today welcomed comments from a leading nuclear radiologist shattering the myth that a waste dump is needed in outback Australia to house low-level radioactive medical waste.

Greens spokesperson for nuclear affairs Senator Scott Ludlam said the comments from Dr Peter Karamoskos, ahead of the Senate debate on the National Radioactive Waste Management Bill, exposed the dishonest campaign to impose a waste dump on Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory.

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Greens dig in to fight nuclear waste dump

Scott Ludlam 16 Jun 2011

The Greens will place the Government's plan for a nuclear waste dump under the microscope again today as debate resumes on Labor's attempt to pass the scheme through the Senate.

The Greens spokesperson for nuclear issues, Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam, said his party would do everything it could to stop the Government's plan to force the dump on an unwilling community, whether at Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory or anywhere else.

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