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Media Release: January 18, 2021

contact: Hon. Lon Burnam, Peace Farm (817) 721-5846 lonburnam@gmail.com | Joyce Hall, Pax Christi, 214-357-2173, hallmj@sbcglobal.net DELIVERING THE NUCLEAR BAN TREATY TO NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO MARK THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS:… Read More

NNSA issues Notice of Intent to prepare Environmental Impact Statement for Surplus Plutonium Disposition Program

The approach will require new, modified, or existing capabilities at SRS, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Pantex Plant, and WIPP. The SPDP EIS will also analyze the No Action Alternative and any other viable alternatives that may arise… Read More

Pantex breaks ground for High Explosive Science and Engineering facility

FACILITY WILL REPLACE 15 OBSOLETE FACILITIES AT PANTEX WITH AVERAGE AGE OF 68 YEARS AMARILLO, Texas – On Dec. 8, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) marked an infrastructure modernization milestone with an internal groundbreaking… Read More

What the Defense Bill Means for Texas

William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 Today the House will vote on the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.  You can read the legislation here, and below… Read More

UT, Texas A&M Systems hope to manage Y-12 National Security Complex and the Pantex Plant

Monica Kast Knoxville News Sentinel The University of Tennessee System and the Texas A&M University System have announced plans to compete as a team for a bid that would allow them to manage and operate both the Y-12 National Security… Read More

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott objects to nuclear waste facility proposed in Permian Basin

“The proposed ISP facility imperils America’s energy security because it would be a prime target for attacks by terrorists, saboteurs, and other enemies,” read [Gov. Abbott’s] letter. “Spent nuclear fuel is currently scattered across the country at various… Read More

Pantex fire, Potter County fire and AMS all using new COVID-19 precautions as cases in community rise

By Taylor Mitchell | November 23, 2020 at 5:32 PM CST – Updated November 23 at 6:21 PM AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – The Pantex Fire Department and Potter County Fire Department will expect new machines to disinfect equipment, vehicles and… Read More

Watts Bar 2 to Start Weapons Tritium Production When Current Refueling Outage Wraps

BY EXCHANGEMONITOR |  NOVEMBER 17, 2020 When the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Unit 2 nuclear reactor reactivates from a refueling outage that started Oct. 26, it will begin producing tritium for nuclear weapons for the first time,… Read More