Agency Specific Information
transparency of warhead dismantlement, and construction of facilities to
store components and materials from dismantled nuclear weapons.
Support for Project
This project provided logistic support and salaries for scientists involved
in the movement of highly enriched uranium from Kazakhstan to the
United States; relocation of repackaging equipment; on site support of the
repackaging team; and conveying the material by safe, secure transport in
the United States.
Support for Science and
provides technical staff members to work at ISTC in Moscow and
assist in the establishment of STCU.
works with Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus to address civilian nuclear
reactor safety issues. Recent work emphasizes health impacts, including
for Civilian Nuclear
thyroid disease in children and leukemia in cleanup workers.
supports a bilateral agreement calling for support and facilitation of
cooperative research on (1) health and environmental effects of nuclear
for Radiation Effects
contamination in Russia and (2) long term effects of low level chronic
exposure to radiation.