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NNSA official cites $80M savings on Y-12/Pantex contract - Knoxville News Sentinel

NNSA Google Feed - March 27, 2015 - 4:35am

Knoxville News Sentinel

NNSA official cites $80M savings on Y-12/Pantex contract
Knoxville News Sentinel
The NNSA cited the total competition costs as $3.3 million, but the GAO said that didn't include the “unquantified” federal salaries for more than 70 staff members who worked on the competition. According to the GAO, the summation of costs also didn't ...

​Intel's next big thing: Knights Landing Xeon Phi - ZDNet

NNSA Google Feed - March 26, 2015 - 1:29pm

ZDNet

​Intel's next big thing: Knights Landing Xeon Phi
ZDNet
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will use both Xeon Haswell server chips and Knights Landing co-processors in a new supercomputer, dubbed Trinity, that the agency says will deliver at least eight times the performance of its current ...

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Graham: no viable alternative for MOX - Aiken Standard

NNSA Google Feed - March 26, 2015 - 8:34am

Graham: no viable alternative for MOX
Aiken Standard
Earlier this month, the MOX project was grouped with two other projects – Tennessee's Uranium Processing Facility and New Mexico's Plutonium Facility – as large construction projects under the purview of NNSA that officials have had trouble keeping on ...

Benchmarking a Burst Buffer in the Wild - The Platform

NNSA Google Feed - March 26, 2015 - 12:40am

Benchmarking a Burst Buffer in the Wild
The Platform
The technology is at the heart of the I/O and overall system utilization strategy for the upcoming Trinity machine, which will chew on National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) workloads, including weapons stockpile degradation simulations and ...

NNSA Should Establish Clear Costs and Benefits Reporting for M&O Contracts ... - HSToday

NNSA Google Feed - March 25, 2015 - 5:42am

NNSA Should Establish Clear Costs and Benefits Reporting for M&O Contracts ...
HSToday
Despite the implementation of various reform initiatives over the years, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) continues to struggle in its oversight of management and operating contracts (M&O), according to a recent Government ...

Disarm and Modernize - Foreign Policy (blog)

NNSA Google Feed - March 24, 2015 - 2:25pm

Foreign Policy (blog)

Disarm and Modernize
Foreign Policy (blog)
This embarrassing security breach and many other management failures led Congress to create an advisory panel that in November 2014 recommended a major overhaul, including elimination of the NNSA and placement of the nuclear weapons complex ...

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GAO: NNSA has spent millions more than estimated to clean up Los Alamos ... - Fierce Government

NNSA Google Feed - March 24, 2015 - 11:25am

Gizmodo

GAO: NNSA has spent millions more than estimated to clean up Los Alamos ...
Fierce Government
The National Nuclear Security Administration has spent about $931 million as of fiscal 2014 on cleaning up radioactive contamination in tools, equipment and soil from the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is about $202 million more than was project ...
Report: Feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuke wasteSalon

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Report: Feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuke waste - Chico Enterprise-Record

NNSA Google Feed - March 24, 2015 - 2:50am

Report: Feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuke waste
Chico Enterprise-Record
The National Nuclear Security Administration spent about $931 million as of the end of the last fiscal year to remove contaminated rags, tools, equipment and soil from Los Alamos National Laboratory. That's $202 million over 2006 expectations ...

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Report says feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuclear waste - LubbockOnline.com

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 11:32pm

Report says feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuclear waste
LubbockOnline.com
The National Nuclear Security Administration spent about $931 million as of the end of the last fiscal year to remove contaminated rags, tools, equipment and soil from Los Alamos National Laboratory. That's $202 million over 2006 expectations ...

Medical Marijuana: Need Compassion for Loved Ones in Pain - City Watch

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 11:10pm

Medical Marijuana: Need Compassion for Loved Ones in Pain
City Watch
VOICES- Re CityWatch article 'Marijuana Bill Could Grow the Economy'). When a loved one is in pain, wasting away unable to eat, and needs this marvelous herb in order to increase their appetite, reduce the overwhelming pain, and live as healthy and ...

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Report: Feds exceed costs for cleaning up LANL waste - Santa Fe New Mexican

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 10:09pm

Santa Fe New Mexican

Report: Feds exceed costs for cleaning up LANL waste
Santa Fe New Mexican
Congressional investigators said in the report that the DOE's management of contracts and projects — including those carried out by the National Nuclear Security Administration — has been on the radar for years as high risk for fraud, waste, abuse ...

Report: Feds expected to exceed costs for cleaning up nuclear waste at Los ... - mysask.com

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 9:10pm

Report: Feds expected to exceed costs for cleaning up nuclear waste at Los ...
mysask.com
The National Nuclear Security Administration spent about $931 million as of the end of the last fiscal year to remove contaminated rags, tools, equipment and soil from Los Alamos National Laboratory. That's $202 million over 2006 expectations ...

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Report: Feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuke waste - Albany Times Union

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 7:13pm

Report: Feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuke waste
Albany Times Union
The National Nuclear Security Administration spent about $931 million as of the end of the last fiscal year to remove contaminated rags, tools, equipment and soil from Los Alamos National Laboratory. That's $202 million over 2006 expectations ...

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Report: Feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuke waste - Salon

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 7:09pm

Report: Feds to exceed costs for cleaning up nuke waste
Salon
The National Nuclear Security Administration spent about $931 million as of the end of the last fiscal year to remove contaminated rags, tools, equipment and soil from Los Alamos National Laboratory. That's $202 million over 2006 expectations ...

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Tensions Impede US-Russia Nuclear Security Cooperation - US Nuclear Body - Sputnik International

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 11:54am

Tensions Impede US-Russia Nuclear Security Cooperation - US Nuclear Body
Sputnik International
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Political tensions between the United States and Russia are impacting the ability of the two countries to cooperate on nuclear security, the US National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) said in a report on Monday.

Budget constraints keep DOE from disposing of degrading nuclear facilities ... - Fierce Government

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 8:37am

Budget constraints keep DOE from disposing of degrading nuclear facilities ...
Fierce Government
The Energy Department's office responsible for disposing of degrading nuclear facilities is not able to clean up those sites because of budget constraints, says a March 19 Government Accountability Office report. The National Nuclear Security ...

Too much salt is dangerous - Independent Online

NNSA Google Feed - March 23, 2015 - 5:50am

Independent Online

Too much salt is dangerous
Independent Online
The group includes experts in the field of salt reduction from the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA), the Nutrition Society of South Africa (NNSA) and the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa. Salt Watch is set to launch a major ...

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