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Legal action against uranium milling

Sheep Mountain files suit against uranium mill approval Telluride Daily Planet (USA) By Matthew Beaudin Editor , November 8, 2009

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“………….Sheep Mountain Alliance, a local environmental group, recently filed a lawsuit against the Montrose County Commissioners and its land use director, alleging a hopscotch of missteps in the board’s approval of a uranium mill to be built six miles outside of Paradox, Colo. Continue reading

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Pakistan’s nuclear weapons could fall into dangerous hands

Defending the Arsenal In an unstable Pakistan, can nuclear warheads be kept safe? The New Yorker by Seymour M. Hersh November 16, 2009 America’s dealings with Pakistan may be increasing the risk of radicalization. Continue reading

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Medical radiation screening – too lucrative to manage sensibly?

Screen test FT By Dr. Margaret McCartney  November 9 2009 News from the US, I can scarcely believe it: The New York Times reports that the American Cancer Society now accepts that screening for breast and prostate cancer is not only inefficient, but frequently inaccurate and alarmist. Continue reading

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Nuclear power makes no financial sense

11/06/2009  What’s the Allure of Nuclear? SustainableBusiness.com News

Since 2007, there have been applications to license 26 new nuclear reactors in the US. Nine have been canceled or suspended indefinitely in the last 10 months, and 10 have been delayed 1-5 years.  Continue reading

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Malawi locals opposing Australian uranium miner

AFRICA: We Are the Government  By Jessie Boylan LAGO DISTRICT, Mozambique, Nov 6 (IPS)

“……………….Organised by the Citizens for Justice (CFJ), the meeting had representatives from Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), churches, communities and universities; and concluded with a clear strategy and action plan as to how the new civil society ‘movement’ would proceed. . Continue reading

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Snouts in the trough in Carbon Trading Schemes

David Spratt: Powerful working towards climate talks disaster Green Left David Spratt 11 November 2009 “…..The carbon trading and financial transfers systems — established at Kyoto at the insistence of the US delegation led by Al Gore — and including the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) — worry many people because they act like the sale of indulgences by the medieval church, absolving the buyers for their immoral actions. Continue reading

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UK facing huge bill for nuclear waste storage

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Note – in the article below, that the UK’sNational Policy civil-liberty-2smStatements are part of a strategy to strip local authorities of the power of approving big energy projects.

£18 billion nuclear waste storage facility to be built underground  TimesOnLine (UK) November 9, 2009 Robin Pagnamenta, Energy Editor Continue reading

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Secrecy, radioactive leaks, in South Australia’s uranium mines

Secretive US Arms Tycoon behind New Uranium Mine in AustraliaA  Media Freedom International 9 Nov 09 US mining company is threatening the sacred lands of Aboriginal peoples in Australia. Continue reading

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Powerful governments just don’t get it on climate change

David Spratt: Powerful working towards climate talks disaster Green Left David Spratt 11 November 2009 The global community is supposed to be negotiating an agreement to contain greenhouse gas emissions to manageable levels. But with less than two months to the Copenhagen climate change conference, the big players are stuck in an elaborate game of chicken Continue reading

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