TOs say land council misled them on dump site
It was revealed on Wednesday that a group of Ngapa Âpeople that favour economic developÂment are suing the federalÂ statutory authority for $17 million, claiming it neglected its duty to support the group’s bid to use its land to alleviate poverty.
Documents obtained by The Australian through a freedom-of-information request claim that, in 2015, the NLC told its full council of leaders it could not nominate land for a nuclearÂ waste dump, when the federal government’s stated position was the opposite. In June 2014, the NLC settled litigation on a nomination for nuclear storage site at Muckaty Station, also known as Warlmanpa. The 2380sq km station is about 110km north…
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