A southern Queensland community is demanding to be removed from the federal government’s shortlist of potential nuclear waste dump sites. Locals at Oman Ama, west of Warwick, have written to energy and resources minister Josh Frydenberg asking to be taken off the list of six potential sites to store “low to intermediate” nuclear waste. The Friends of Omanama group said what it called the federal government’s “indoctrination program” had not convinced locals to support the proposal. It said the group had unanimously rejected the proposal “in its entirety” at a meeting on 21 December.
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