Archive: Fissile material cutoff and elimination

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