By Victor Gilinsky, Roger J. Mattson, March 1, 2010
It is the story that won’t go away–the possibility that in
the 1960s Israel stole bomb-grade uranium from a U.S. nuclear fuel-processing
plant. Now two former NRC officials explain what they think happened.
Read more: Revisiting the NUMEC Affair
Issue: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 66 Issue 2
Victor Gilinsky is program advisor for The Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC) and served as a Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner under presidents Ford, Carter, and Reagan. ...
Roger J. Mattson is a mechanical engineer who consults on safety matters with NRC licensees and Energy Department contractors. From 1967 to 1974, he was on the Atomic Energy Commission tech...
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