dispose of surplus weapons plutonium.
The US Congress has appropriated more than $ 200 million for cooperation with Russia's plutonium disposition program.
enriched uranium, plus 150 metric tons of plutonium.
In order for detonation to occur, a sphere of plutonium has to be rapidly compressed by a series of conventional high explosives.
spent fuel rods canned in accordance with the 1994 Agreed Framework contain enough plutonium for several more weapons.
kilograms of plutonium, could make a nuclear weapon.
Russia has over a thousand metric tons of highly enriched uranium, plus 150 metric tons of plutonium.
Reprocessing involves the dissolution of the spent fuel in boiling concentrated nitric acid and subsequent physico-chemical separations of uranium and plutonium.
nuclear reactorear research reactor does work testing plutonium Mox fuel which British Nuclear Fuels wants to sell.
Japan's domestic atomic power program is based on reprocessed plutonium.
President Gerald Ford in the 1970s even offered to sell him equipment which would allow Iran to extract plutonium from reactor fuel.
plutonium produced by civilian nuclear plants also are circulating around the world.
plutonium for several more bombs within a year.
More than 50 tons of separated plutonium is still in storage at Sellafield.
Power stations using modern 'fast ' nuclear reactors could use up all the worlds excess military plutonium.
Approximately 36 tons of Russian plutonium is scheduled for disposal in FY2003.
Once enough plutonium has been produced, Iran could build nuclear weapons in a short time.
An additional four tons of civil plutonium will be added to the military stockpile.
plutonium shipments from Japan.
plutonium nitrate, will double from 1994.
plutonium disposition program.
plutonium reactor went critical in October 1950.
plutonium oxide sufficiently to produce some energy from nuclear fission.
The United States plans to use two technologies to dispose of surplus weapons-grade plutonium.
Inhalation of 2 to 4 mg of reactor-grade plutonium may cause death within about a month from pulmonary fibrosis or pulmonary edema.
Over the life of the program, the US will dispose of enough surplus plutonium for thousands of nuclear weapons.
A heavy water plant could support a reactor for producing weapons grade plutonium.
The first British plutonium reactor went critical in October 1950.
A uranium enrichment for plutonium separation technology swap makes more sense, but there is no evidence to indicate that this occurred.
shipment of plutonium from Europe to Japan is expected to take place later this year.
shipments of liquid plutonium nitrate by sea from Dounreay to Sellafield will double from next year, site operators AEA Technology has confirmed.
Finally, we are also calling for the end of plutonium shipments from Japan.
It is now being used for " an experiment " to burn-up a small part of France's plutonium stockpile.
stockpile of plutonium in the world.
surplus weapons plutonium.
tonne Soviet Union produced an estimated 1,200 tons of HEU and up to 400 tons of plutonium for direct use in nuclear weapons.
However, a second shipment of plutonium from Europe to Japan is expected to take place later this year.
Shipments of liquid plutonium nitrate by sea from Dounreay to Sellafield will double from next year, site operators AEA Technology has confirmed.
It 's fuel for the arms race The British nuclear industry has created the third largest stockpile of plutonium in the world.
The Soviet Union produced an estimated 1,200 tons of HEU and up to 400 tons of plutonium for direct use in nuclear weapons.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer labeled tanning beds as "carcinogenic to humans," which puts it in the same cancer-risk category as radon gas and plutonium.
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