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Title: NNSA B-Roll: MOX Facility

In 1999, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) signed a contract with a consortium, now called Shaw AREVA MOX Services, LLC to design, build, and operate a Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabricamore »tion Facility. This facility will be a major component in the United States program to dispose of surplus weapon-grade plutonium. The facility will take surplus weapon-grade plutonium, remove impurities, and mix it with uranium oxide to form MOX fuel pellets for reactor fuel assemblies. These assemblies will be irradiated in commercial nuclear power reactors.« less
Title: NNSA B-Roll: MOX Facility
Publication Date: 2010-05-21
OSTI Identifier: 987959
Other Number(s): Other: NNSA B-Roll MOX Facility
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Subject: mox, mixed oxide, nuclear security, plutonium, commercial power
Publisher: NNSA News Channel
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:08:20
System Entry Date: 2016-01-28