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Nuke Waste Facility Could Go $40 Billion Over Budget - The Fiscal Times

NNSA Google Feed - 6 hours 7 min ago

Nuke Waste Facility Could Go $40 Billion Over Budget
The Fiscal Times
The MOX facility, managed by the National Nuclear Security Administration, was originally estimated to cost about $1.6 billion back in 2004, and be completed by 2007. However, management and oversight issues as well as technical problems have set the ...

Bechtel-affiliated Sites Honored for Sustainability Excellence - Military Technologies

NNSA Google Feed - May 4, 2015 - 6:02pm

Bechtel-affiliated Sites Honored for Sustainability Excellence
Military Technologies
The sites are all part of the NNSA's enterprise of facilities that carry out the agency's mission of ensuring the safety and effectiveness of U.S. nuclear defense. They support the downsizing of the nation's nuclear stockpile by conducting cutting-edge ...

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Oregon bills on ivory, pot and attacking religious freedoms - Oregon Catalyst

NNSA Google Feed - May 2, 2015 - 10:21am

Oregon bills on ivory, pot and attacking religious freedoms
Oregon Catalyst
NNSA urges the American Nurses' Association and other health care professional organizations to support patient access to this medicine.” — National Nurses Society on Addictions, May 1, 1995. “[M]arijuana has an extremely wide acute margin of safety ...

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Lawmakers Work Overtime on Medi-Pot Dispensaries - Honolulu Civil Beat

NNSA Google Feed - May 1, 2015 - 9:46pm

Honolulu Civil Beat

Lawmakers Work Overtime on Medi-Pot Dispensaries
Honolulu Civil Beat
"The National Nurses Society on Addictions urges the federal government to remove marijuana from the Schedule I category immediately, and make it available for physicians to prescribe. NNSA urges the American Nurses' Association and other health care ...

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US firms target revival in domestic Mo-99 production - World Nuclear News

NNSA Google Feed - May 1, 2015 - 8:34am

US firms target revival in domestic Mo-99 production
World Nuclear News
The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has said that, because the USA currently imports the majority of its Mo-99 supply from subsidized, aging facilities abroad, most of which is produced with HEU, it aims to ensure ...

America readies its new 'smart' nuke - The Week Magazine

NNSA Google Feed - April 29, 2015 - 5:00am

The Week Magazine

America readies its new 'smart' nuke
The Week Magazine
This month, the NNSA confirmed that an F-16, F-15, and a B-2 armed with advanced measurement devices have been zipping around Eglin and Edwards Air Force Base to collect vibration and flight environment data for the B-61's new tail kit. Those flights ...


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