Archive: Fissile material cutoff and elimination

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