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With the cost of turning 34 metric tons of surplus, weapons-grade plutonium into reactor fuel rising, a cheaper burial option is one of the alternatives under consideration.
New approaches are needed for arms control monitoring and verification, said Rose Gottemoeller, the State Department’s under secretary for arms control and international security.
Funding in the current House bill is generally short of the President's request, but does grant some extra funding to the flagship technology initiative at the FAA.
Science, technology, and policy can help address new challenges and opportunities presented by Arctic melting, experts said at the AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy.