Archive: Fissile material cutoff and elimination

  1. No clear path forward for Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty
  2. US debates its future needs for enriched uranium for military and other purposes
  3. Russia uses civilian reactor-grade plutonium to produce MOX fuel for BN-800
  4. Conference on Disarmament fails to re-establish subsidiary bodies
  5. NRC terminates construction authorization for the MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility
  6. New IPFM report on remote detection of undeclared reprocessing
  7. UN high-level fissile material cut-off treaty expert preparatory group report: little prospect for progress
  8. Subsidiary Body of the Conference on Disarmament discusses Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty
  9. U.S. Department of Energy takes steps to halt construction of partially finished MOX plant at Savannah River Site
  10. WIPP facility receives first shipment since reopening
  11. United States to ship neptunium to Canada as part of Pu-238 production
  12. High Level FMCT Expert Preparatory Group begins its work
  13. United States asks IAEA to monitor dilute and dispose steps for 6 tons of plutonium
  14. U.S. Congress sustains MOX facility construction
  15. Russia suspends implementation of plutonium disposition agreement
  16. Disposition of plutonium in Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)
  17. Proliferation assessment of third generation laser uranium enrichment technology
  18. Dealing with Russia's concerns about the isotopics of disposed plutonium
  19. Russia raises concerns about changes in U.S. plutonium disposition plan
  20. United States releases an update of its HEU inventory
  21. Plutonium from Japan is shipped to the United States
  22. United States attempts to unblock fissile material treaty negotiations in the Conference on Disarmament
  23. Experts write to U.S. Secretary of Energy Moniz to support termination of the MOX project
  24. United States brings plutonium from Germany, Switzerland, and Japan
  25. United States to discontinue construction of MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility
  26. Could the U.S. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant go critical if more plutonium were disposed in it?
  27. United States to dispose of 6 MT of weapon-grade plutonium in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
  28. Chinese scholars express concern about Japan's fissile materials
  29. Contractor's attempt to justify high cost of U.S. MOX program falls short
  30. GAO report evaluates U.S. efforts to secure vulnerable nuclear materials
  31. "Red Team" report confirms high cost of MOX option for disposal of U.S. excess plutonium
  32. Independent review on escalating MOX plant costs and DOE reversal of MOX option for surplus plutonium
  33. IPFM presents Global Fissile Material Report 2015 at the NPT Review Conference
  34. United States has no preferred alternative for disposition of surplus plutonium
  35. U.S. MOX report reveals major cost estimate increases
  36. Russia removed weapon-grade plutonium from Seversk
  37. Alternatives to MOX: a new report by the International Panel on Fissile Materials
  38. France submitted draft fissile material cutoff treaty to the Conference on Disarmament
  39. Savannah River MOX Plant secures 2015 funding but future of program remains in doubt
  40. U.S. MOX plant construction license extended
  41. Unmaking the Bomb: IPFM presentation at the UN First Committee
  42. No changes in U.S. civilian plutonium stock in 2013
  43. Pakistan outlines scope for FM(C)T intended to establish parity with India
  44. Damning U.S. Department of Energy audit on cost and schedule overruns at the MOX Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site
  45. IPFM Presentation at 2014 NPT Prepcom: "Next Steps in Increasing Transparency of Nuclear Warhead and Fissile Material Stocks for Nuclear Disarmament"
  46. United States and Japan to remove plutonium and HEU from Fast Critical Assembly
  47. United States puts MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility on cold standby
  48. Further increase in the cost of U.S. plutonium disposition program
  49. Possible changes in U.S. and Russian excess plutonium disposition programs
  50. Japan to return plutonium used in critical assembly to the United States
  51. Last HEU-LEU program shipment to leave Russia
  52. FOIA document indicates cost of disposal of U.S. plutonium as waste cheaper than MOX
  53. Transfer of Georgian HEU spent fuel from Dounreay to Savannah River Site
  54. States' views on a treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons
  55. United States to look for more efficient plutonium disposition options
  56. IPFM releases report on transparency in nuclear disarmament
  57. The cost of the U.S. MOX plant is estimated to be $7.7 billion
  58. The cost of U.S. MOX plant reached $6.8 billion
  59. United States begins shipments of plutonium from Savannah River to WIPP