Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

The Face of Budget Sequestration at MOX Project

The Face of Budget Sequestration at MOX Project

As U.S. government sequester statements and financial figures swirl in dire predictions, what seems to be lost is the real-time impact on American workers, like… Read More

Answers to Questions about Funding MOX Project Budget

We applaud this editorial by Clint Wolfe in the Augusta Chronicle. It’s a well reasoned and detailed statement that mirrors our own post last Friday.… Read More

Funding Nuclear MOX Project Achieves US Strategies

Funding Nuclear MOX Project Achieves US Strategies

The U.S. mixed-oxide fuel (MOX) fabrication facility achieves key strategic milestones for America’s nonproliferation and economic goals. Unfortunately, the nation’s pending budget pressures place these… Read More

Senior Union Official Visits ShawAREVA MOX Project Highlights project’s workforce, safety and quality

Sean McGarvey, president of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today toured the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site… Read More

A Chart of the Complete Nuclear Fuel Cycle

A Chart of the Complete Nuclear Fuel Cycle

With all conversation here in the United States about nuclear fuel waste confidence, used nuclear fuel recycling, and even MOX fuel, it’s a good time… Read More

Can You Talk MOX? 10 Things You Should Know About MOX Nuclear Fuel

Be prepared to talk MOX in the nuclear weapons-to-fuel discussion this week. The NRC’s September 11 public hearing in Chattanooga, TN, provides an open forum… Read More

Changing Nuclear Weapons into Clean Power

Changing Nuclear Weapons into Clean Power

We liked this OpEd article in the Orlando Sentinel … Lynn Edward Weaver of the Florida Institute of Technology writes: Disarmament hasn’t gotten much attention… Read More

ScienceWonk Stretches Story Seven Words Too Long

ScienceWonk Stretches Story Seven Words Too Long

A recent post to ScienceWonk, “Back to the basics: producing fissile materials,” is an excellent factual introduction to uranium and plutonium, and the processes to… Read More

Reprocessing: "A Game Changing Technology"

Some really solid writing and thinking here, from William H. Miller, professor with the University of Missouri’s Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute. He makes the… Read More

Spotlight: New Nuclear Projects Can Help Administration’s Job-Creation Efforts

As the Obama Administration looks to help jumpstart job creation across the United States, it should look no farther than the nuclear energy sector. Nuclear… Read More