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Research: SRS workers healthier

...deaths of SRS workers to determine whether any link exists between the deaths and exposures of victims to the radioactive gas tritium. Dr. Wartenberg, who also spoke about the study Tuesday night at a committee meeting of the SRS Citizens Advisory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/10/tec_255778.shtml
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Facility would create jobs

...bringing an estimated 650 new permanent jobs and 2,800 peak construction jobs to the downsized plant. A radioactive gas, tritium is a vital component of modern warheads and must be replenished because it decays over time. The Energy Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/08/met_227686.shtml
Metro
SRS project waits for approval

...Center on Tuesday to discuss the environmental impact of building and operating the large tritium-maker. A radioactive gas, tritium is an essential part of nuclear warheads. Because it decays relatively quickly, the United States has decided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/14/met_220546.shtml
Metro
DOE warns against using reactor to produce tritium

...mind-boggling that they even thought about using it," said Bill Reinig of Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness. A radioactive gas, tritium is used to boost the explosive power in nuclear warheads. It decays so fast the nation's supplies will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/09/met_206567.shtml
Metro
Washington State reactor could compete against SRS mission

...tritium program's lack of focus ultimately puts the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile at risk, he charged. A radioactive gas, tritium is used to boost the explosive power of all nuclear weapons. It decays by 5.5 percent a year, however, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/16/met_202670.shtml
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