An industry out of time – Submission to the South Australian Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission

by Dan Gilchrist

The South Australian government has launched a royal commission into the nuclear fuel cycle, and whether it is desirable to expand the industry, perhaps into power generation, fuel enrichment, and waste storage. The Commission is accepting submissions on four issues papers relating to:

1)    Exploration, mining and milling nuclear material

2)    Processing and manufacture of radioactive substances

3)    Electricity generation from nuclear fuel

4)    Nuclear and radioactive waste

Our submission relates mainly to issues papers 2, 3 and 4, in particular relating to economic issues.

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