Uranium mining, processing and nuclear energy review - opportunities for Australia? Draft report

Nuclear energy Mineral industries Australia

In June 2006 the Prime Minister appointed a taskforce, headed by Dr Ziggy Switkowski to undertake a review into uranium mining, value-added processing and the contribution of nuclear energy in Australia in the longer term. This draft report is intended to contribute to a wide ranging public debate on energy technologies and the potential role of nuclear energy. The final report is due at the end of 2006 and submissions can be made until 12 December 2006. The report addresses the economic, environmental, health, safety and proliferation issues associated with uranium mining, processing and nuclear energy.

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