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Feb 25, 2016 NPEC's Executive Director Signs Second Letter Urging Department of Energy to Defer Plutonium's Commercial Use
13 former senior energy and national security officials sign a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Moniz to terminate a costly DOE plutonium fuel fabrication project (known as the mixed oxide or MOX program) designed to make plutonium–based fuels for US power reactors. The letter was featured is an article by Steven Mufson in The Washington Post, "Obama plan to defund Savannah River plutonium conversion plant draws fire." The letter was the second sent to Secretary Moniz, with the first being available to read here.
Sep 08, 2015 NPEC's Executive Director Signs Letter Urging Department of Energy to Defer Plutonium's Commercial Use
14 former senior energy and national security officials sign a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Moniz to terminate a costly DOE plutonium fuel fabrication project (known as the mixed oxide or MOX program) designed to make plutonium–based fuels for US power reactors. The letter was featured is an article by Steven Mufson in The Washington Post, "Energy secretary is urged to end U.S. nuclear fuel program at Savannah River." Many of the points highlighted in the letter and article were discussed in an earlier proposal by NPEC, A Mutually Beneficial Policy on Plutonium Fuels.  
Mar 19, 2014 NPEC's Executive Director Signs Letter Urging House Committee on Foreign Affairs to Support Gold Standard
Nuclear and security policy experts urge the House Committee on Foreign Affairs to support H.R. 3766, the Gold Standard for U.S. nuclear cooperation agreements
Mar 19, 2014 NPEC's Executive Director Signs Letter Urging Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to Support Stricter Oversight of U.S. Nuclear Cooperation Agreements
Nuclear and security policy experts urge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to support stricter Congressional oversight of U.S. nuclear cooperation agreements
Mar 19, 2014 NPEC's Executive Director Signs Letters to House and Senate Urging Support for Nonproliferation Gold Standard
A bipartisan group of nuclear and security policy experts urge the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to support stricter Congressional oversight of U.S. nuclear cooperation agreements, including H.R. 3766, the nonproliferation Gold Standard. Full text of letters and PDF versions accessible below. 
Apr 17, 2013 NPEC Executive Director Signs Letter Urging Suspension of Plutonium Shipments to Japan
NPEC signed a letter urging Secretary Kerry to suspend plutonium shipments to Japan because they undermine on-going non-proliferation efforts in East Asia and because there is no demand for plutonium fuel in Japan and no possibility to use it right now. The letter states that Japan is acquiring and stockpiling weapons-usable plutonium and U.S. support for plutonium shipments may undermine U.S. - ROK negotiations and may cause the DPRK to backtrack on their promise and seek reprocessing and enrichment as well.
Dec 05, 2012 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Memorandum: Simple, Quick Processing Plant
Inter-Laboratory Correspondence August 30, 1977
Sep 20, 2012 Gold Standard Letter to the President
NPEC signed a letter with other notables to President Obama expressing concern that the U.S. will not pursue the "Gold Standard" in negotiations for civil nuclear cooperation agreements with Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Jordan, Vietnam, and other non-nuclear-weapon states. The letter urges President Obama to require the "Gold Standard" in all future nuclear cooperation agreements with states that lack nuclear weapons.
Jun 05, 2012 NPEC's Executive Director Signs United States Uranium Enrichment Corporation (USEC) Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill Amendments Letter
NPEC signed a letter along with the NRDC and other organizations, urging Congress to support Reps Burgess' (R) and Markey's (D) amendment to eliminate the $100 million in the 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act that is intended for the USEC (U.S. Uranium Enrichment Corporation) in order to limit transfers of free uranium to this troubled company.  
Apr 20, 2012 House Committee on Foreign Affairs report on HR1280 - An Amendment to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954
This report describes the amendment to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require congressional approval of agreements for peaceful nuclear co-operation with foreign countries, and for other purposes. First page of the narrative is below, for the complete report download the PDF.
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