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President Donald Trump signed the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA) (S. 512) Monday, whose purpose is to modernize the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s functions by establishing a new budget and fee structure and developing a...
Senators have struck a last-minute deal to extend a program regulating how manufacturers must guard against potential terror attacks, calming fears from business groups about a lapse. The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program...
Smiths Detection (SDI) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND)’s Joint Project Manager, Nuclear Biological Chemical Contamination Avoidance (JPM-NBC CA) to be...
WASHINGTON — Pound for pound, the deadliest arms of all time are not nuclear but biological. A single gallon of anthrax, if suitably distributed, could end human life on Earth. Even so, the Trump administration...
The world’s chemical weapons agency agreed to add Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, used in last year’s Salisbury attack against a former Russian agent, to its list of banned substances, diplomats said on Monday, January 14.
The IAEA carried its School of Nuclear Knowledge Management to the Central American and Caribbean region, with a pioneering programme held in December 2018 in Costa Rica. The school attracted 22 participants from 8...
Kim Jong Un told the world this month that North Korea took steps to stop making nuclear weapons in 2018, a shift from his earlier public statements. The evidence shows production has continued, and possibly expanded.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is taking preliminary steps to design uranium fuel with a purity of 20 percent for reactors instead of having to copy foreign designs, Iran’s nuclear chief said on Sunday. Iran’s...
The Islamic State began a program in 2014 to make chemical weapons using both chlorine and a World War I-era toxin known as sulfur mustard. You can find the VIDEO (0:38) of the...
Jon Wolfsthal has spent much of his professional life working on nuclear arms control and nonproliferation and associated international security issues. In the second term of the Obama administration, he served as Special Assistant to the President...