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USEC says program on budget, on schedule

Energy company USEC Inc. said Monday that its American centrifuge research, development and demonstration program is on budget and on schedule, with five of the nine milestones certified by the Department of Energy. Full story

Public comment sought on proposed CO uranium mill

A Toronto-based energy company is asking for public input on its plan to build what would be the first new uranium mill in the United States in more than 30 years. Full story

Depleted uranium discovery alarms airport workers

   Ezra Klein reports on the discovery of apparently forgotten barrels of airplane parts covered in depleted uranium at a Florida airport.

Container with depleted uranium found at Miami-area airport

MIAMI (Reuters) - An open 55-gallon drum containing depleted uranium was found at a Miami-area airport on Thursday, but preliminary reports indicated there was no environmental impact, a fire department spokesman said. Full story

Uranium firm USEC soars again, traders cite continued squeeze

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of USEC Inc <USU.N> gained for an eighth consecutive day on Tuesday, extending a meteoric rise that has quadrupled the market value of the tiny uranium company. Full story

Court orders new hearing in NM uranium mine permit

A lawyer for environmental groups say a Santa Fe judge has overturned a decision by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's administration granting a permit for a uranium mine to remain inactive without any cleanup. Full story

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U.S., Russia remove potential atom bomb material from Vietnam

Governments warn about nuclear terrorism threat

Missing nuclear material may pose attack threat: IAEA

North Korea nuclear test still shrouded in mystery

Sentencing set for activists who broke into Tennessee nuclear site

Trial of activists who breached nuclear facility headed to jury

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  'Mushroom cloud' argument persists despite contradicting facts (Part 3)

In Part 3 of Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, Rachel Maddow illustrates how the Bush administration exaggerated the threat of Saddam Hussein's nuclear ambitions with discredited information about aluminum tubes and yellowcake uranium.

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A rescue team sets up a perimeter area as a hazardous materials team investigates after depleted uranium was found in the area of a dismantled airplane at Opa-locka Executive Airport in Miami
A rescue team sets up a perimeter area as a hazardous materials team investigates after depleted uranium was found in the area of a dismantled airplane at Opa-locka Executive Airport in Miami

A rescue team sets up a perimeter area as a hazardous materials team investigates after depleted uranium was found in a 55-gallon drum in the area of a dismantled airplane at Opa-locka Executive Airport in Miami, Florida in this image taken from video courtesy of NBC6 July 25, 2013. REUTERS/NBC6/www

File photo of police standing guard during a protest against plans for a uranium processing plant in Heshan outside a government building in Jiangmen city
File photo of police standing guard during a protest against plans for a uranium processing plant in Heshan outside a government building in Jiangmen city

Police stand guard during a protest against plans for a uranium processing plant in Heshan outside a government building in Jiangmen city, which administers Heshan, Guangdong province, in this July 12, 2013 file photo. As China pushes an aggressive expansion of nuclear power it is running into a maj