Latest Nuclear weapons manufacturing News

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs

Sep. 19, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the U.S. government doesn't conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation's nuclear arsenal. Federal officials have set a deadline of 2030 for ramped-up...

New tests find lower radioactivity near Colorado arms plant

Sep. 6, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A new round of soil testing near a former nuclear weapons plant outside Denver found no radioactivity above the cleanup standard. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday released the results of tests on 48 soil samples from the route of planned trails at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife...

Small business gets $24M contract for work at nuclear site

Aug. 22, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A more than $24 million subcontract has been awarded to a small business to do electrical work at the contaminated nuclear site in Washington state. The Tri-City Herald reported Wednesday that American Electric in Richland will work to maintain and improve electrical infrastructure...