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The Disposition of Uranium-233 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Memorandum for the Secretary by Gregory H. Friedman, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General, Office of Audit Services, Report # DOE/IG-0834
February 1, 2010 


Design of the Uranium Storage Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex
Memorandum for the Secretary by Gregory H. Friedman, Inspector General, Department of Energy / Inspector General Report # DOE/IG-0643
March 1, 2004 


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POGO in the News


Watchdog group says security at nuclear site has ‘egregious’ gaps, Mark RockwellGSN: Government Security News, January 26, 2012 


Watchdog says U.S. holds enriched-uranium surplus, denverpost.comThe Denver Post, September 14, 2010 


U.S. stockpiling uranium, POGO warns, UPI.comUnited Press International, September 14, 2010 


U.S. Energy Department holding 324 metric tons of bomb-grade uranium, report says, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, September 13, 2010 


Y-12: fogbank produced in Spring 2008, By Frank MungerKnoxville Sentinel/Knoxnews.com, June 3, 2009 


Guards at Y-12 might become federalized, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, December 15, 2007 


The True Story: Two U.S. Nuclear Labs "Hacked", By Jason MickDaily Tech, December 8, 2007 


Hackers Launch Major Attack on US Military Labs, By John E. DunnTechworld , December 7, 2007 


Not short on cache, By Frank MungerKnoxnews.com, May 7, 2007 


Fire started during Y-12 operation in December, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, January 29, 2007 


Administrator is dismissed from nuclear security post, By Matthew L. WaldNew York Times, January 5, 2007 


Y-12 manager speaks openly but cautiously , By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, December 4, 2006 


Y-12 facility nearly half complete; Cost estimate for uranium storehouse now at $500M, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, November 27, 2006 


Government investigator finds unsafe uranium storage at Y-12 , By The Associated PressThe Knoxville News Sentinel, October 24, 2006 


Post-9/11 Security Standards Not Being Met at Uranium Facility, By Ralph VartabedianLos Angeles Times, October 16, 2006 


Group says nuclear weapons plant fails to meet security goals, By Duncan MansfieldAssociated Press, October 16, 2006 


Security lax at U.S. nuke weapons plant: watchdogs , By Richard CowanReuters, October 16, 2006 


Report: Poor security at Y-12, ORNL, By Frank MungerKnoxville News-Sentinel, October 16, 2006 


Watchdog group says Energy Dept. waived security standards for nuclear lab, By Matthew BergerCQ Homeland Security, October 16, 2006 


Y-12 confirms fire in uranium warehouse, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, October 10, 2006 


Small fire in Y-12 Plant's uranium warehouse verified, By Duncan MansfieldThe Oak Ridger, October 10, 2006 


Plans change for ORNL nuclear material, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, February 2, 2006 


For the umpteenth time, feds and POGO disagree , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, October 12, 2005 


BWXT anxious to tout security bragging rights , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, October 5, 2005 


Two watchdog members booted from Oak Ridge lab complex , By Duncan Mansfield Associated Press , September 30, 2005 


Watchdog group, DOE at odds on ORNL security , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, September 30, 2005 


Oak Ridge guards get more overtime, less training , By Duncan Mansfield Associated Press, June 29, 2005 


Uranium not secure at ORNL, group says, By Frank Munger Knoxville News Sentinel, May 17, 2005 


Wackenhut services in Oak Ridge extended ; Security firm also to bid on next year's contract , By Frank MungerThe Knoxville News-Sentinel, March 15, 2005 


Wackenhut official says Y-12 guards not 'Keystone Kops', By Duncan Mansfield Associated Press, March 3, 2005 


Security Drill at Weapons Plant Raises Safety Questions, By Matthew L. WaldThe New York Times, December 21, 2004 


Wackenhut's Witch Hunt Tale, Op-Ed By POGO's Peter Stockton and Danielle BrianThe Oak Ridger, November 12, 2004 


Y-12 security barely avoided 'friendly fire,' oversight group says, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, October 23, 2004 


Oak Ridge site still vulnerable, reports suggest, By Larry BivinsThe Tennessean, March 28, 2004 


U.S.: Nuclear Plant Cheated During Drill, By Duncan MansfieldAssociated Press, January 27, 2004 


Y -12 bombs security exercise, By Frank MungerKnoxville News Sentinel, January 16, 2004 


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