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US Nuclear Weapons: First Low-Yield Warheads Roll Off the Production Line via Guardian UK

he US has begun making a new, low-yield nuclear warhead for its Trident missiles that arms control advocates warn could lower the threshold for a nuclear conflict. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced in an email it had started manufacturing the weapon at … Continue reading

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Tell your senators: Say No to harmful nuclear weapons amendment! via Physicians for Social Responsibility

At the recent Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. would increase the rate of dismantling retired warheads by 20%. Since there are about 2,500 retired nuclear warheads awaiting dismantlement at the … Continue reading

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Northern New Mexico College: A Relationship with LANL at What Cost? via La Jicarita

Last week (September 10) La Jicarita ran an article about the controversy at Northern New Mexico College (NNMC) in Española over the direction in which the college is headed, moving from a “career tech” curriculum that serves the local community … Continue reading

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The uranium processing fiasco via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Peter Stockton, Lydia Dennett The Energy Department and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) are up to their old tricks again, convincing Congress and taxpayers alike to spend billions of dollars on yet another poorly designed and mismanaged construction project. … Continue reading

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