Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor Vol. 23 No. 19
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May 10, 2019

NNSA Won’t Start Savannah River Plutonium Disposal Until 2028

By Dan Leone
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) indicated Monday it will not start disposal of 34 metric tons of surplus weapon-usable plutonium in South Carolina until 2028 — a date by which the agency could accrue more than $1 billion in financial penalties…
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