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Higgins wins committee support for safety in shipping nuclear materials via The Buffalo News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins on Wednesday placed a big obstacle in the way of a plan to begin shipping nuclear material over the Peace Bridge next year. The Buffalo Democrat won committee approval of an amendment that would require … Continue reading

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South African who attacked a nuclear plant is a hero to his government and fellow citizens via The Center for Public Integrity

Wilkinson planted four bombs that caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to the Koeberg nuclear power plant north of Capetown in December 1982, in what is arguably one of the most ambitious and successful terror attacks against a … Continue reading

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Missing nuclear material may pose attack threat: IAEA via Reuters

(Reuters) – Nuclear and radioactive materials are still going missing and the information the United Nations atomic agency receives about such incidents may be the tip of the iceberg, said a senior U.N. official. Any loss or theft of highly … Continue reading

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Kodak Had a Secret Nuclear Reactor Loaded With Weapons-Grade Uranium Hidden In a Basement via Gizmodo

Kodak may be going under, but apparently they could have started their own nuclear war if they wanted, just six years ago. Down in a basement in Rochester, NY, they had a nuclear reactor loaded with 3.5 pounds of enriched … Continue reading

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Loan Request by Uranium-Enrichment Firm Upends Politics as Usual via The New York Times

By MATTHEW L. WALD Published: November 24, 2011 WASHINGTON — The only American-owned company capable of enriching uranium is asking for government help to modernize its plant and remain in business. USEC, formerly the United States Enrichment Corporation, wants to … Continue reading

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