DOE Plan to Dilute and Dispose of Surplus Plutonium at New Mexico Site Technically Viable if Security, Execution, Other Challenges Are Addressed, Says New Report

The U.S. Section of Energy’s prepare to dilute and dispose of 34 metric tons of surplus plutonium in the Squander Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico is technically feasible, furnished that the plan’s implementation problems and procedure vulnerabilities are solved.