MAPW Fact Sheet: Muckaty Basics - December 2011

This MAPW fact sheet discusses the proposal to store and dispose of nuclear waste on Aboriginal land at Muckaty in the Northern Territory. It describes the type of waste, and what is planned for burial or above-ground storage. It debunks the myth that a radioactive waste dump is needed for nuclear medicine waste. This plain-English fact sheet is adapted from our 4-page Muckaty Q&A fact sheet.