Archive: Fissile material cutoff and elimination

  1. New IPFM report on remote detection of undeclared reprocessing
  2. UN high-level fissile material cut-off treaty expert preparatory group report: little prospect for progress
  3. U.S. Department of Energy takes steps to halt construction of partially finished MOX plant at Savannah River Site
  4. WIPP facility receives first shipment since reopening
  5. United States to ship neptunium to Canada as part of Pu-238 production
  6. High Level FMCT Expert Preparatory Group begins its work
  7. United States asks IAEA to monitor dilute and dispose steps for 6 tons of plutonium
  8. U.S. Congress sustains MOX facility construction
  9. Russia suspends implementation of plutonium disposition agreement
  10. Disposition of plutonium in Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)
  11. Proliferation assessment of third generation laser uranium enrichment technology
  12. Dealing with Russia's concerns about the isotopics of disposed plutonium
  13. Russia raises concerns about changes in U.S. plutonium disposition plan
  14. United States releases an update of its HEU inventory
  15. Plutonium from Japan is shipped to the United States
  16. United States attempts to unblock fissile material treaty negotiations in the Conference on Disarmament
  17. Experts write to U.S. Secretary of Energy Moniz to support termination of the MOX project
  18. United States brings plutonium from Germany, Switzerland, and Japan
  19. United States to discontinue construction of MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility
  20. Could the U.S. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant go critical if more plutonium were disposed in it?
  21. United States to dispose of 6 MT of weapon-grade plutonium in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
  22. Chinese scholars express concern about Japan's fissile materials
  23. Contractor's attempt to justify high cost of U.S. MOX program falls short
  24. GAO report evaluates U.S. efforts to secure vulnerable nuclear materials
  25. "Red Team" report confirms high cost of MOX option for disposal of U.S. excess plutonium
  26. Independent review on escalating MOX plant costs and DOE reversal of MOX option for surplus plutonium
  27. IPFM presents Global Fissile Material Report 2015 at the NPT Review Conference
  28. United States has no preferred alternative for disposition of surplus plutonium
  29. U.S. MOX report reveals major cost estimate increases
  30. Russia removed weapon-grade plutonium from Seversk
  31. Alternatives to MOX: a new report by the International Panel on Fissile Materials
  32. France submitted draft fissile material cutoff treaty to the Conference on Disarmament
  33. Savannah River MOX Plant secures 2015 funding but future of program remains in doubt
  34. U.S. MOX plant construction license extended
  35. Unmaking the Bomb: IPFM presentation at the UN First Committee
  36. No changes in U.S. civilian plutonium stock in 2013
  37. Pakistan outlines scope for FM(C)T intended to establish parity with India
  38. Damning U.S. Department of Energy audit on cost and schedule overruns at the MOX Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site
  39. IPFM Presentation at 2014 NPT Prepcom: "Next Steps in Increasing Transparency of Nuclear Warhead and Fissile Material Stocks for Nuclear Disarmament"
  40. United States and Japan to remove plutonium and HEU from Fast Critical Assembly
  41. United States puts MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility on cold standby
  42. Further increase in the cost of U.S. plutonium disposition program
  43. Possible changes in U.S. and Russian excess plutonium disposition programs
  44. Japan to return plutonium used in critical assembly to the United States
  45. Last HEU-LEU program shipment to leave Russia
  46. FOIA document indicates cost of disposal of U.S. plutonium as waste cheaper than MOX
  47. Transfer of Georgian HEU spent fuel from Dounreay to Savannah River Site
  48. States' views on a treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons
  49. United States to look for more efficient plutonium disposition options
  50. IPFM releases report on transparency in nuclear disarmament
  51. The cost of the U.S. MOX plant is estimated to be $7.7 billion
  52. The cost of U.S. MOX plant reached $6.8 billion
  53. United States begins shipments of plutonium from Savannah River to WIPP