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Green group rejects uranium export benefit claims

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) says there is no evidence to suggest that Bowen in the state's north would benefit financially from exporting uranium at the port at Abbot Point.

Last week, the federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen, suggested the port could be an option to export uranium.

QCC executive director Toby Hutcheon says mining companies have shelved plans in other states due to a lack of demand.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-10-29/green-group-rejects-uranium-export-benefit-claims/4339088?section=business