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MOX structural welds not up to code, report says

...said Edwin Lyman, a senior scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists based in Washington. "It really provides...concern," Lyman said.He added that the Union of Concerned Scientists hopes the government will pay more attention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-13/mox-structural-welds-not-code
Direct disposal is better solution for South Carolina's plutonium problem

...best solution for the DOE and South Carolina. (The writers are, respectively, a senior scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program; and a senior research physicist at Princeton University. Dr. von Hippel also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-24/direct-disposal-
Savannah River Site mixed-oxide program needs at least $300 million more, report says

...Site.The report, released Thursday by the Union of Concerned Scientists, was produced by the Red Team, a group of...boondoggle."Lyman wrote a report for the Union of Concerned Scientists in January 2015 recommending that the Energy Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-20/savannah-river-site-mixed-oxi
Food industry battling over proposal on added-sugar labels

Of all the issues the Obama administration is grappling with, a modest redesign of what food labels say about sweeteners might not have seemed among the more controversial.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/food-industry-battling-ove
Cost estimate for MOX facility at Savannah River Site swells to $47.5 billion

...million in fiscal year 2015, and the same amount was proposed for 2016.Ed Lyman, senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists and a critic of the MOX program, said the NNSA has no reason to withhold the report from the public. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-22/cost-estimate-mox-facility-sa
Georgia Power tallying costs of Plant Vogtle construction delays

...customers.Peter Bradford, a Carter-era member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and vice chairman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the complexity, size and safety considerations of reactors make them inherently more costly than other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-12/georgia-pow
Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...report cited the program as an example of mismanaged government projects needing reform. Two days later, the Union of Concerned Scientists released a study advocating alternatives to MOX that better protect plutonium from potential terrorist activity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
Charleston, Hatteras among national landmarks threatened by climate change, report says

...among the national landmarks threatened by rising sea levels, according to a report released Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists.The report cites 30 such sites nationwide scientists say need to be protected from climate changes ranging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-20/charleston-hatteras-among-nat
Union of Concerned Scientists calls for closing down MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...that better protects the nation from potential terrorist activity.The report was issued Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit. The MOX program has failed the nation's efforts to dispose of excess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/union-concerned-scientis
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...NuScale has continued to move toward operating its first SMR by 2025.Edwin Lyman, a senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the push to develop small modular reactors has lost momentum. The viability of the mini-reactors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo