Latest Nuclear weapons manufacturing News

Russian threats revive old nuclear fears in central Europe

Oct. 21, 2022 05:24 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two stories beneath a modern steel production plant on Warsaw's northern edge lies an untouched Cold War relic: a shelter containing gas masks, stretchers, first aid kits and other items meant to help civil defense leaders survive and guide rescue operations in case of...

Medical guidance sought after contamination closes school

Oct. 19, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Some parents of children at Jana Elementary School in suburban St. Louis say they’ll seek medical testing and guidance from doctors about what to do next, after a privately-funded environmental study found radioactive contamination inside the school and on the playground....

Missouri school to close after radioactive waste report

Oct. 18, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri school board decided Tuesday to shut down a grade school that sits near a contaminated creek after a study funded by law firms involved in a class-action lawsuit found high levels of radioactive material inside the school. Contamination was in...

Radioactive waste found at Missouri elementary school

Oct. 16, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — There is significant radioactive contamination at an elementary school in suburban St. Louis where nuclear weapons were produced during World War II, according to a new report by environmental investigation consultants. The report by Boston Chemical Data...