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Underreported: Ungrades to US Nuclear Weapons Facilities

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Despite President Obama's recent pledge to seek a world free of nuclear weapons, the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration is proposing a major upgrade to the nation's nuclear weapons complex, including the construction of new facilities that could produce thousands of new warheads over time. Bill Hartung is Director of Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation.

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Comments [2]

Yourgo from astoria

why cant we just shoot all our nuclear weapons to the sun to get rid of them?
or send the waste to the sun.?

The sun is just one big nuclear reactor anyway.

May. 14 2009 01:40 PM
Graham from New York

This is an example of a really good expose story WNYC can be proud of. This is really scary, demented, ignorant stuff.

May. 14 2009 01:35 PM

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