Mia Pepper from the Conservation Council of WA on the proposed Kintyre uranium mine which threatens WA biggest national park, Karlamilyi, just as the Ranger uranium mine is currently damaging the Kakadu National Park with three accidents in the past month alone. At a time when the uranium price is barely half the pre-Fukushima level, and more and more countries are turning their backs on nuclear power, a uranium mine that puts one of WA’s treasures at risk is economically unsound, environmentally risky and socially unacceptable.
Conservation Council of WA anti-uranium campaigner Mia Pepper on the proposal of a uranium mine at Kintyre national park.
-Conservation Council of WA anti-uranium campaigner Mia Pepper on the implications of federal environment minister Tony Burke’s decision to approve Toro Energy’s Wiluna uranium mine
-Kiwi human rights lawyer Edward Miller on the campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, yet another ‘free trade’ instrument designed to attack unions and undermine living standards in the interests of multinational corporations
-and Simon Palfreeman on the fight for justice for his son Jock, a young man convicted of murder and currently serving a 20 year jail sentence in Bulgaria.
Restream the show from 3rd September 2012;
Greens’ Senator Scott Ludlam talking on the Fukushima disaster and the shelving of the Olympic Dam mine expansion.
Tony Iltis from the Sydney Stop the War Coalition on the recent deaths of Australia soldiers in Afghanistan.
Also young Perth activist Chris Bonds talks to us about the recent Hungry Jacks national protest action.
Listen to the restream here http://www.rtrfm.com.au/restream/19419