Security

NNSA 2021 Annual Report

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) released its annual report, the Fiscal Year 2021 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan – Biennial Plan Summary (FY 2021 SSMP).
By |December 29th, 2020||0 Comments|

DOE nuclear agency breached as part of massive cyberattack

Agencies within the Department of Energy (DOE), including portions of the agency charged with maintaining the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile, were breached as part of a massive hack on an IT group that has hit almost a dozen federal agencies, officials said Thursday.
By |December 28th, 2020||0 Comments|

Lamar Alexander Reports Senate Approves Pay Raises, Better Training, More Equipment for Troops

United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after he voted for and the Senate passed by an overwhelming vote of 84-13, the conference report of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which establishes the nation’s military spending priorities for troops, including those at Fort Campbell, and supports important U.S. Department of Energy national security programs at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge.
By |December 14th, 2020||0 Comments|

Public Notice: Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Lithium Production Facility at Y-12

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announces the availability of this Draft Environmental Assessment (EA), which analyzes the potential impacts of constructing and operating the Lithium Processing Facility (LPF) to process and supply the lithium material and components that are needed to support the National Security Enterprise. The LPF would be located at the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) on a proposed site that is currently occupied by the former Biology Complex.
By |December 14th, 2020||0 Comments|

ORNL’s Jeff Johnson Receives ANS Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeff Johnson, nonproliferation research and development integration manager for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s National Security Sciences Directorate, has been honored by the American Nuclear Society with the Rockwell Lifetime Achievement Award.
By |November 30th, 2020||0 Comments|