ANSTO nuclear waste storage plan gets approval, should last until 2037.

Ben Langford
By Ben Langford
Updated March 19 2022 - 2:37am, first published March 18 2022 - 2:50am
ANSTO's Paula Berghofer (front) and Pamela Naidoo-Ameglio address the media after the repatriation of a radioactive waste canister (back) to Lucas Heights last weekend. Picture: WESLEY LONERGAN.

Wollongong may see more nuclear waste shipments passing through a "nuclear free" local government area after ANSTO at Lucas Heights won permission to prepare a site for an expanded interim storage facility.

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Ben Langford

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