Environmental News

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

Is it time for uranium mining in Queensland?

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, October 02, 2012

The case for allowing uranium mining in the state is argued by Michael Roche, chief executive, Queensland Resources Council, and Michael Angwin, chief executive officer, Australian Uranium Association, while Andrew Picone, acting manager for the Australian Conservation Foundation's Cairns-based Northern Australia Program, argues the case against it.

Read more: http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/opinion/head-to-head-is-it-time-for-uranium-mining-in-queensland/story-e6frerc6-1226484791352