• Traditional owners react to Yeelirrie (AAP)Source: AAP
Traditional Owners of the Northern Goldfields have reacted to the West Australian Government’s decision to proceed with the development of a proposed Uranium mine at the Yeelirrie site.
By
Craig Quartermaine

9 Feb 2017 - 4:54 PM  UPDATED 9 Feb 2017 - 4:54 PM

The Barnett Government has disregarded the Environmental Protection agency recommendations and appeals of the Traditional Owners in August last year.

Spokesperson for Traditional Owners and Elder Kado Muir who is the Chairperson of the West Australia Nuclear Free Alliance says the fight isn't over. 

“I’m disappointed, but it’s not over, we’ll keep fighting against the Yeelirrie uranium mine proposal. The project doesn’t add up and the risks for the environment as well cultural heritage are far too great.”

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