South Australian Premier keen on importing radioactive trash, admits nuclear power is not viable

Weatherill,-JayNuclear likely not viable in Aust: Weatherill  THE AUSTRALIAN AAP FEBRUARY 10, 2015 A nuclear power plant is unlikely to be built in South Australia despite the government reviving debate about the industry, Premier Jay Weatherill says……..

He said he was open to the prospect of remote parts of the state hosting a nuclear waste deposit but played down the prospect of a power plant being built.

“I think that’s the least likely outcome of the royal commission,” he told ABC radio on Monday.

“I think what’s most likely is that it will be regarded as not viable for either the state or the nation.

“There is no doubt that there are some technological changes that are occurring which are bringing small reactors into play … (but) these are highly speculative matters.”

The premier is expected to reveal further details of the royal commission on Monday but it’s not yet clear who will lead the investigation…….


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