What’s happening with the radioactive waste facility in South Australia?

drawing of aerial view of proposed radioactive waste site
Artist’s impression of the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility to be constructed at Napandee near Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. The concept design features low-level waste disposal vaults (above ground), intermediate-level waste storage facilities (above ground), administration buildings, a visitor’s centre, a solar farm, and an area set aside for agricultural research and development. Credit: ARWA.

Multiple hurdles stand in the way, but the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency is pressing ahead with plans for Kimba.

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