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CSIRO facing $30 million bill to clean up radioactive waste in South Australia -

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The CSIRO has confirmed it faces a 30 million dollar bill to clean up radioactive waste near Woomera in South Australia.

The contaminated soil is contained in almost 10-thousand drums that have been left to deteriorate over decades.

Meanwhile the Federal Government is continuing to explore options for a national nuclear storage facility.


Alan Parkinson, nuclear engineer who was in charge of the clean-up of the Maralinga bomb test site in South Australia
Jim Green, nuclear campaigner from Friends of the Earth