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New Mexico nuke repository studied for plutonium storage

CARLSBAD, N.M. /March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The U.S. Department of Energy has commissioned a national group of scientists to study the viability of diluting surplus weapons-grade plutonium and storing it permanently at the federal government’s underground repository in southern New Mexico. A committee of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has been … Continue reading New Mexico nuke repository studied for plutonium storage