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US pressed Canberra to play ball on nuclear waste via The Australian

US government cables from 1978 reveal Washington had a long-term strategy to make Australia acknowledge its “responsibility” to accept nuclear waste. This pressure coincided with parliament’s approval on June 8 that year of a six-part ­regime to facilitate the mining, … Continue reading

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UN Atomic Agency Money Goes to Terror Fight, Not Nuclear Safety via Reader Supported News

ec. 9 (Bloomberg) — Nine months after the worst nuclear disaster in decades, the world’s atomic-energy watchdog has yet to dedicate additional money to improve reactor safety. The delay has prompted the U.S. to call for the International Atomic Energy … Continue reading

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