DOE, NRC and state department CANNOT account for 5900 lbs of Weapons-Grade Material …

The US Government, you know, the government that will go to war at the drop of a hat to secure Weapons of Mass Destruction, cannot track nearly 5900 lbs of weapons-grade material that it shipped to other states.

The Government Accountability Office in the US has issued a report which you can access here:

Full Report

or for the Highlights go here:

Highlights Page

The Report makes this observation which should make us all sit up and freak out:

DOE and NRC do not have a comprehensive, detailed, current inventory of U.S. nuclear 
material—-including weapon-usable material such as highly enriched uranium (HEU) and separated plutonium-—overseas that includes the 
country, facility, and quantity of material.

“Ivy Mike” Test – Courtesy of Wired.com

U.S. Can’t Track Tons of Weapons-Grade Uranium, Plutonium | Danger Room | Wired.com

U.S. GAO – Nuclear Nonproliferation: U.S. Agencies Have Limited Ability to Account for, Monitor, and Evaluate the Security of U.S. Nuclear Material Overseas

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