Thursday, November 03, 2005

LANL weapons-grade nuclear material moved out of state

LANL weapons-grade nuclear material moved out of state



Last Update: 11/03/2005 10:13:23 AM
By: Associated Press

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - The most sensitive weapons-grade nuclear material has been moved out of a Los Alamos National Laboratory technical area to more secure sites.

The National Nuclear Security Administration said Thursday the removal of the material from Technical Area 18 completes a process that began last year.

The material includes weapons-grade plutonium and highly enriched uranium.

NNSA administrator Linton Brooks says the material has been sent to the Nevada Test Site, the Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee and the lab’s Technical Area 55.

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