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The Australian government is no longer looking to site a national low and intermediate-level radioactive waste facility in Napandee near Kimba in South Australia. It said it will not appeal a Federal Court decision to dismiss a 2021 declaration naming Napandee the proposed site for the facility.

Date: Saturday, 12 August 2023
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Australia’s federal government announced that it has formally selected Napandee, a 211 hectare property near the town of Kimba on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula as the site for a long-planned radioactive waste storage facility. The site has been acquired by the government and will be used to store low and medium-level nuclear waste.

Date: Friday, 03 December 2021
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The Napandee site will be used to store low- and medium-level nuclear waste. After years of consultation, Australia’s federal government has announced it plans to go ahead in building a national nuclear waste management facility at Napandee, west of Kimba on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.

The 211-hectare Napandee property has been acquired by the government and will be used to store low- and medium-level nuclear waste.

The property was already selected by the government, but it had to allow an additional 60 days of consultation before it could formally declare the site.

“This is still the right decision at the right site,” resources mMinister Keith Pitt said. “It’s certainly got all of the right geological requirements, we have majority support from the local community and we should never forget that this has taken 40 years and I understand some 16 ministers,” he said.

Date: Wednesday, 01 December 2021
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Australia’s Federal Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, on 11 August announced his intention to make a declaration under the National Radioactive Waste Act 2012 confirming part of the land at Napandee near Kimba in South Australia, as the preferred site for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NRWMF). Public comment is invited until 22 October. Following the consultation period, the Minister will consider relevant comments and may then declare Napandee as the site for the facility after which the Government would take steps to acquire the site.

Date: Friday, 13 August 2021
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An Australian Senate committee has recommended that Parliament pass legislation that would make Napandee in South Australia the site for a low and medium-level nuclear waste facility. The Senate Standing Committee on Economics issued its final report on the provisions of the National Radioactive Waste Management Amendment (Site Specification, Community Fund and Other Measures) Bill 2020 on 14 September.

Date: Friday, 18 September 2020
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Australian resources and energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, has released a shortlist of six sites nominated to store low-to-intermediate nuclear waste, including three in South Australia.

Date: Monday, 16 November 2015
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