MOX Project

Significant Progress on MOX Project Achieves 70% Completion

Significant Progress on MOX Project Achieves 70% Completion

February 9, 2016 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

Achieving maximum value from meager funding, the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (also called MOX Project) sustained a 3-4 percent annual completion rate and is… Read More

U.S. Nonproliferation Leaders Support MOX Project

U.S. Nonproliferation Leaders Support MOX Project

November 18, 2015 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, News, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

Gorton, Lugar, Richardson Say MOX is Nonproliferation Path with Most Certainty Three senior leaders of the global nonproliferation effort have strongly recommended the completion and… Read More

Opinions Shouldn’t Cloud 5 Key Facts about the MOX Project

Opinions Shouldn’t Cloud 5 Key Facts about the MOX Project

September 21, 2015 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

As often stated, “Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but they are not entitled to their own facts” … and opinions are flying around… Read More

Nuclear Power: Part of the Climate Change Solution

Nuclear Power: Part of the Climate Change Solution

Over at the Washington Post‘s Wonkblog, Chris Mooney writes about a new letter from 71 ecologists and conservation researchers urging the conservation and environmental community to support nuclear power… Read More

MOX Project Recognized for Quality, Safety, Environmental Stewardship

MOX Project Recognized for Quality, Safety, Environmental Stewardship

August 15, 2014 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

The MOX Project is achieving a commendable combination of high-quality work, extensive safety record, and recognized environmental stewardship. Starting off the accolades, the latest Nuclear… Read More

New DOE Report: MOX Option Still Best Option

New DOE Report: MOX Option Still Best Option

Nothing has changed—the MOX option is still the best option for fulfilling America’s surplus plutonium disposal nonproliferation treaty with Russia in the most timely and… Read More

Five Letters to the Obama Administration (and a Russian report) Raise Concerns about Stopping MOX Project

Five Letters to the Obama Administration (and a Russian report) Raise Concerns about Stopping MOX Project

A combination of concerns about nuclear nonproliferation, recent actions by Russia, proposed budget reallocation by the Obama Administration, and the unsupported declaration of “cold-standby” status… Read More

Congressman Wilson and Secretary of State Kerry Discuss Concern with Insufficient MOX Project Funding

We appreciate the concern expressed by Secretary Kerry last week for the broader international implications of walking away from the U.S. nonproliferation commitment to permanently… Read More

MOX Workers

MOX Project: Important Part of the U.S. Nonproliferation Program

Recent government reports tallying the lifecycle costs of the entire U.S. surplus weapons plutonium disposition program have been improperly applied by commenters to a single… Read More

Forward-Looking Energy Vision for U.S.

AREVA Inc. CEO Mike Rencheck sat down with Chris Newkumet from Platts TV on Sunday, May 19, to share his perspective on the nuclear industry… Read More