USEC eliminates 4500 bombs

30 April 2001

USEC has reported to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the equivalent of over 4500 nuclear explosives have been eliminated through conversion to nuclear fuel. The $12 billion ‘Megatons to Megawatts’ programme is running 40% ahead of schedule having converted 113t highly enriched uranium between 1994 and 2000 out of the agreed 500t.

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