Enviros Claim "Secret Plan" To Use Weapons Plutonium in Reactors
The environmental group Friends of the Earth is claiming that an electric utility has "secret plans" to use surplus weapons plutonium in a commercial power reactor. The group got the information through a Freedom of Information Act request to the Energy Department. Whether or not the plans were secret, they aren't anymore.
- Friends of the Earth: Release of February 3, 2011.
- "Energy Northwest Asked Not To Use Plutonium Reactor Fuel," Associated Press, February 3, 2011.