Peter Stockton

Articles by Peter Stockton

25 September 2013

The uranium processing fiasco

Peter StocktonLydia Dennett

The Energy Department and National Nuclear Security Administration have birthed another boondoggle—a Uranium Capabilities Replacement Project slated to run billions of dollars over budget and 20 years behind schedule. It’s long past time to see if there isn’t a better solution. 

1 November 2006
Poorly secured nuclear materials at sites across the United States present a grave risk. So why hasn't the Energy Department taken its own advice and consolidated operations?