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A Look Inside the Shuttered, Cold War-Era Nuclear Plant on the Potomac via The Washingtonian

By Jim Swift SM-1 was once part of plan for the military to generate its own power anywhere. Now it’s a decaying building filled with decaying radiation. Potomac boaters have seen, at least part of it, for decades as they … Continue reading

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Top US Army official: Build AI weapons first, then design safety via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Matt Field Even as the United Nations continues a long-running debate on how to regulate lethal autonomous weapons, a top US Army official is doubling down on his vision for incredibly autonomous systems that can categorize threats, select targets, and fire … Continue reading

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How do you dismantle a nuclear power plant? Very, very carefully via Washington Post

By Michael E. Ruane February 1 at 7:00 AM Behind the locked gates of Building 372 at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, past the door to the huge containment vessel where a sign warns of radiation, a large button on the control … Continue reading

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High school alums demand answers, wondering if sickness was caused by radioactive waste via KPLR11

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Waste worries have some former Francis Howell High School alumni demanding answers. Many of them came together for a meeting Wednesday night raising concerns that exposure to radioactive waste material may have made them sick. … Continue reading

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