Nuclear Fuel Cycle


South Australia Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Act 2000

Conservation Society response to NFCRC


YourSAy analysis  

Keren Sutcliffe 

08 Jun 2016

The first 49 Unique Comments of the Discussion Forum: Comment on the specific recommendations in the Royal Commission’s Report (without analysis on the replies they received)

Note: Some comments site more than one reason so the count went to “overall feel about the comment”

36 (73% of the first 49 unique comments) clearly stated in their comments whether they agreed with the waste facility or not

9 (25% who clearly stated their position) clearly for the waste facility:
4 because it is a problem that needs a solution
3 for economic reasons
2 no reason given

27 (75% who clearly stated their position) clearly against the waste facility:
3 the length of time to care for the material is too long
3 new methods of Nuclear Industry should be explored that will eliminate waste
1 Economics in the report is flawed
3 damage Tourism for the SA
4 prefer to pursue Renewable Energy
1 worry about seismic activity
1 concern for indigenous people
6 foresee a problem with the process or future management of the process whether that be corruption (present or future) or risk during transportation, terrorism or political instability
1 health concern for community
4 no reason given