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Howard's nuclear strategy to pressure Opposition
The Australian ^ | April 27 2007 | Dennis Shanahan

Posted on 04/27/2007 2:28:11 PM PDT by knighthawk

JOHN Howard is paving the way for nuclear power and an expansion of the uranium industry in an election-year attempt to split Labor.

As Labor prepares to debate its new uranium mining and nuclear policy on the floor of the party's national conference in Sydney today, the Prime Minister will use climate change and job-creation arguments to put further pressure on a divided Opposition.

Mr Howard will promote uranium exports and "climate-friendly" nuclear power as part of a political campaign to cast himself as forward-looking and Labor as being against progress and jobs.

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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: australia; howard; nuclear

1 posted on 04/27/2007 2:28:12 PM PDT by knighthawk
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2 posted on 04/27/2007 2:28:46 PM PDT by knighthawk (We will always remember We will always be proud We will always be prepared so we may always be free)
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To: knighthawk

Nuclear Power contributes *zero* greenhouse gasses, therefor it is a positive way to create power (and jobs!) without contributing to so-called global warming.

...and the GREENS *hate* that fact!

3 posted on 04/27/2007 2:30:05 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Southack

The person who spearheaded/started the modern environmental movement has actually come out in favor of nuclear energy.

4 posted on 04/27/2007 2:35:45 PM PDT by DrGunsforHands
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