The Australia Institute Report: Digging For Answers

Digging For Answers

This new economics report confirms the proposal for a nuclear waste storage facility in South Australia is too good to be true - the numbers and $$$ just don't stack up.

The Australia Institute's report Digging For Answers. Response to tentative findings: Radioactive waste storage and disposal facilities in South Australia pulls apart the economic modeling from the consultants used by the Royal Commission.

The leading economic think-tank finds "the business case for a nuclear waste storage facility in South Australia is exaggerated. The project is risky, and a loss overall is well within the range of possible outcomes."

View and download the report here. 


Read the media release here.

The report was commissioned by the Conservation Council SA as a submission to the Nuclear Royal Commission, which will hand down its final report on 6 May. 


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