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Tiny Pacific Nation Sues World's Nuclear Powers Over Failure To Disarm

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations wit...

A Radioactive Poster Child for Government Waste

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

The government's plans for the construction of a new uranium processing facility are so ridiculous that it could be a poster child for wasteful and unnecessary spending.

Agency's Bloated 'Status Quo' Comes Under Big Criticism

AP | JERI CLAUSING and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — At Los Alamos National Laboratory, a seven-year, $213 million upgrade to the security system that protects the lab's most sen...

Obama proposes shifting funds from nuclear nonproliferation to nuclear weapons

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By R. Jeffrey Smith and Douglas Birch April 9, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, no...

Budget cuts might lead to consolidation of nuclear labs

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Douglas Birch March 27, 2013This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigati...

Head Of U.S. Nuclear Security Agency Stepping Down

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

* D'Agostino to leave National Nuclear Security Administration * Said wants to retire from federal service * Decision u...

Where's the Oversight at Nuclear Labs? Hands-Off Approach Is Recipe for Disaster

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Project On Government Oversight

As the saying goes, "The fish rots from the head down." This is certainly the case at the Y-12 National Security Complex, where an 82-year-old nun and two accomplices recently broke in, raising serious questions about the DOE's security strategy.

Mission Impossible? Not for 82-year-old Anti-Nuclear Weapons Activist

Mia Steinle | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Mia Steinle

When a nuclear weapons facility can't stop infiltration by an octogenarian nun, it's time to reassess its security standards.

Wildfire Advances On Famed Nuclear Lab

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- A wildfire burning near the desert birthplace of the atomic bomb advanced on the Los Alamos laboratory and thousands of outdoor dr...