June 2012

NNSA NPO
Jun 29, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced the public release of a report that details the current plutonium inventory of the U.S. Titled The United States Plutonium Balance, 1944-2009, the document serves as an update to Plutonium: the First 50 Years, which was first released by the Department of Energy (DOE) in 1996. The report provides the U.S. inventory of plutonium owned by DOE and includes material in the possession of the Department of Defense (DoD). It can be found online at http://nnsa.energy.gov/plutoniuminventory.

WINS Workshop
Jun 27, 2012

OAK RIDGE, TENN. – This week, more than 20 countries are represented at the first-ever workshop conducted in the United States at the Y-12 National Security Complex for the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS). The workshop is jointly sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Department of Defense (DoD).

NNSA NPO
Jun 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Production Office (NPO) is now in operation, providing federal oversight of nuclear production missions at the Pantex Site in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn.