Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor Vol. 24 No. 28
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July 10, 2020

Los Alamos Employees ‘Likely’ Had Plutonium Intake in June Incident

By Dan Leone
It is “likely” that some of a group of 15 Los Alamos National Laboratory employees were internally contaminated with plutonium-238 oxide that leaked out of a ruptured glove-box glove on June 8, the Department of Energy nuclear-weapon facility said this week. “Early…
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