[ RadSafe ] Put your thinking caps on.

Maury Siskel maurysis at ev1.net
Thu Feb 23 21:24:09 CST 2006

Hi Joel,
Pu-239 production at Hanford ceased in 1988.  Source:
Baumbaugh, Joel SPAWAR wrote:

>Does anyone know/remember when the US stopped producing Plutonium?  Was
>it during the Carter administration?   I remember that he stopped
>reactor-rod recycling, but I was trying to remember when Pu and HEU
>production ceased.  I'm pretty sure it was by presidential order in the
>1980's (1983?).  This is just the end of a lunch-time conversation with
>a bunch of co-workers, nothing serious...
>Joel Baumbaugh (baumbaug at nosc.mil)

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