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Actions Needed to Improve National Nuclear Security Administration Contract Document Management

Management Report: Actions Needed to Improve National Nuclear Security Administration Contract Document Management. GAO-18-246R: Published: Aug 1, 2018. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2018. “The National Nuclear Security Administration spent over $11 billion in 2016 on management and operating contracts at … Continue reading

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North Korea has increased nuclear production at secret sites, say U.S. officials

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies believe that North Korea has increased its production of fuel for nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites in recent months — and that Kim Jong Un may try to hide those facilities as he seeks … Continue reading

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This Is What a Nuclear Bomb Looks Like

New York Magazine: “A ten-kiloton bomb would be seven feet long and weigh about 1,000 pounds. It would be simple to transport such a device aboard a container ship, just another unseen object in a giant metal box among millions … Continue reading

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White House reportedly exploring wartime rule to help coal, nuclear

(credit: Kym Farnik) According to reports from Bloomberg and E&E News, the Trump Administration has been exploring another way to help coal and nuclear generators: the Defense Production Act of 1950. The Act was passed under President Truman. Motivated by … Continue reading

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Coal, nuclear plant operator files for bankruptcy, asks Trump for a bailout

Enlarge / SHIPPINGPORT, PENNSYLVANIA – OCTOBER 27: A view of the inactive cooling towers at FirstEnergy Corporation's Bruce Mansfield coal-fired power plant October 27, 2017 in Shippingport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) On Saturday, power corporation … Continue reading

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