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Nuclear material on plane could have leaked like 'cheap ballpoint pen' - USA TODAY

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Nuclear material on plane could have leaked like 'cheap ballpoint pen'
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal regulators are launching an investigation into the improper shipment a week and a half ago of nuclear material from Los Alamos National Laboratory here to other federal labs around the country. In a statement, National ...
US regulators to investigate after Los Alamos lab improperly shipped nuclear materialCBS News
Los Alamos National Laboratory under investigation for improper nuclear shipmentKnoxville News Sentinel
Improperly packaged nuclear materials sent from Los Alamos to Aiken CountyAiken Standard
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Atomic City: Secret no longer - USA TODAY

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 25, 2017 - 6:05am

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Atomic City: Secret no longer
USA TODAY
Leslie Groves Jr. of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and J. Robert Oppenheimer, a theoretical physicist from the University of California-Berkeley. The complex today is now downtown Los Alamos, and encompasses 16 sites associated with atomic history, ...
Los Alamos Science Fest offers a mix of history and technologyAlbuquerque Journal

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Los Alamos National Laboratory under investigation for improper nuclear shipment - Knoxville News Sentinel

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 24, 2017 - 6:06am

Knoxville News Sentinel

Los Alamos National Laboratory under investigation for improper nuclear shipment
Knoxville News Sentinel
The NNSA said that once an investigation into the cause of the incident is completed, the NNSA would "use the full terms and conditions" of Los Alamos National Security's contract to hold the responsible parties accountable for the improper shipment.
US regulators to investigate after Los Alamos lab improperly shipped nuclear materialCBS News
Los Alamos lab improperly sent 'special' nuke material by airAlbuquerque Journal
Feds investigate after lab improperly ships nuclear materialWashington Post
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Improperly packaged nuclear materials sent from Los Alamos to Aiken County - Aiken Standard

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 24, 2017 - 6:03am

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Improperly packaged nuclear materials sent from Los Alamos to Aiken County
Aiken Standard
The NNSA said in a news release Friday that the procedural breakdown involved a shipment of "small quantities of special nuclear material" from the Los Alamos National Lab, or LANL, in Arizona. Nuclear materials were transported last week by commercial ...

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Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 23, 2017 - 1:01am

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Seattle DJC.com local business news and data - Construction ...
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
NNSA withheld more than $82 million in contractor payments over safety and operational issues between 2013 and 2016. By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
Los Alamos Nuclear Lab Denies It's a Disaster Waiting to HappenSputnik International

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Free Simulated Caving Experience Comes to Albuquerque & Los Alamos - KRWG

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 22, 2017 - 12:28pm

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Free Simulated Caving Experience Comes to Albuquerque & Los Alamos
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Albuquerque and Los Alamos area residents and visitors who are curious about cave exploration can get a fun, free, hands-on experience Saturday, June 24, at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center in Los Alamos from 10:00am to 2:00pm and Sunday ...

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Scrutiny intensifies over safety at Los Alamos lab - Santa Fe New Mexican

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 21, 2017 - 9:14pm

Santa Fe New Mexican

Scrutiny intensifies over safety at Los Alamos lab
Santa Fe New Mexican
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, second from left, accompanied by Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan, second from right, learns about capabilities at Los Alamos National Laboratory's plutonium facility during a visit in May. During a Senate ...
Safety problems at a Los Alamos laboratory delay US nuclear warhead testing and productionNMPolitics.net
Safety inside and outside Los Alamos Nuclear Lab questionedDigital Journal
Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab | The ...Sacramento Bee
Albuquerque Journal -Weekly Alibi
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Report says LANL safety problems endanger US arsenal - Albuquerque Journal

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 21, 2017 - 12:02am

Report says LANL safety problems endanger US arsenal
Albuquerque Journal
SANTA FE, N.M. — A new report by the Center for Public Integrity highlights a history of safety and reliability problems involving plutonium work at Los Alamos National Laboratory – particularly in the area of “criticality,” the prevention of ...

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Report calls safety at LANL into question - KOB 4

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 20, 2017 - 10:03pm

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Report calls safety at LANL into question
KOB 4
An article published Sunday by the Center for Public Integrity (CPI), the first in a planned series on safety at NNSA sites, attacks the safety culture at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) without offering all of the facts and the full context. In ...
Persistent Safety Fears Stop US Lab From Making Nuke Bomb Cores For YearsThe Daily Caller
Plutonium pits at core of new Savannah River Site debateThe Star
Many question LANL's willingness, ability to address safety issuesSanta Fe New Mexican
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Persistent Safety Fears Stop US Lab From Making Nuke Bomb Cores For Years - The Daily Caller

Los Alamos [External Google News] - June 20, 2017 - 4:50pm

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Persistent Safety Fears Stop US Lab From Making Nuke Bomb Cores For Years
The Daily Caller
Major persistent safety concerns forced the only lab that produces and tests nuclear weapon cores for the U.S. military to close for approximately four years, an investigation revealed Tuesday. Los Alamos National Laboratory was closed in mid-2013 ...
Report calls safety at LANL into questionKOB 4
Plutonium pits at core of new Savannah River Site debateThe Star
Unraveling the mysteries of lightningHuffPost
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