Fading Eyre Peninsula town looks to nuclear waste dump for a future

The Australian  |  February 6, 2017
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Kimba farmer Jeff Baldock at the property he has offered for Australia’s new nuclear wastedump. Picture: Katrina Koch.

Kimba farmer Jeff Baldock at the property he has offered for Australia’s new nuclear wastedump. Picture: Katrina Koch.

Jeff Baldock, a third-generation farmer at Kimba, watches the Eyre Peninsula town 460km west of Adelaide declining as families move for work and schooling, but believes that if his land was chosen for an intermediate-level nuc­lear waste dump it would mean econo­mic salvation.