PENDING EPIDEMIC IGNORED
Tim Blair gets it wrong:
[N]obody seems to think that expanded uranium mining is such a bad thing.Helen Caldicott reckons mining uranium -- almost all of which will be exported -- is "the first step to war". And we're doomed even if there is no nuclear holocaust:
Apart from the nuclear weapons proliferation problem inherent in uranium export, massive quantities of nuclear waste have and are being produced from our uranium, which over time will induce epidemics of cancer and genetic disease.These radiation driven epidemics will become evident soon. Really. Soon. In the meantime Blair needs to pay more attention or the PP boys will be all over him. Oh wait...