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...the United States and Russia agreed to each dispose of 34 metric tons of plutonium into mixed-oxide fuel, or MOX. Ed Lyman, the president of Nuclear Control Institute, a Washington nonproliferation group, said the agency's statement in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/24/met_376655.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Extra security promised for plutonium shipments

...convert it into fuel at the plant is dangerous. "Inhaling can contribute to lung cancer or bone and blood cancers," said Ed Lyman, a scientist with the institute. The highly radioactive plutonium is in the form of grapefruit-size "pits" that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/27/tec_276164.shtml
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Melt-and-dilute test watched closely

...It's a simple technology, but it's a new technology, and it's one that could have applications overseas," said Ed Lyman, scientific director for the Nuclear Control Institute in Washington. The melt-and-dilute method has been under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/21/tec_296317.shtml
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Foes question role of plants

...canyons, which they regard as outdated, dangerous and costly relics of a regrettable age. "They are fossils," said Ed Lyman, scientific director of the Nuclear Control Institute in Washington. "They are more of an albatross than anything else...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/09/tec_278536.shtml
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Official endorses disposal plan

...canyons." "Certainly with this particular type of material, all they've done in the past is reprocessed it," said Ed Lyman, scientific director of the Nuclear Control Institute in Washington. "The fact that they've endorsed this kind of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/12/tec_287056.shtml
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Plutonium center proposed

...activity," said Ernie Chaput, a former DOE manager who said he'll speak in favor of the consolidation center. Dr. Ed Lyman, a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the "focus should be de-emphasizing our nuclear arsenal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-11-06/plutonium-center-proposed
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Proposal boosts funding for SRS

...suggested killing the project outright and starting over. "DOE is just going to press on as if there is no issue," said Ed Lyman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, who says the plutonium remains too dangerous even after it's turned into fuel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-02-06/proposal-boosts-funding-srs
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Some MOX parts fall short

...complications when it agreed to a foreign design. "It's not like (Duke, Comega) could shop around," said Dr. Ed Lyman, a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists. "The project is kind of beholden to the French parents. "I'm just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-10-25/some-mox-parts-fall-short
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Groups worry about negative environmental impact

...additional cost. That is what needs to be pursued to exhaustion before plunging into any more base-load nuke investment." Ed Lyman, a senior staff scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists, said there is still one major issue with nuclear power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/22/bus_556610.shtml
Business | Energy and power | Water | Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant
Waste disposal involves SRS's MOX facility

...operating, meaning that it will take more than 22 years to destroy the 34 metric tons, once both reactors are operating. Ed Lyman, nuclear weapons expert at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said use of the relatively small BN600 reactor "will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/20/met_153101.shtml
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