Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Reveal Navigation

Y-12 Infiltration Costs Could Top $100 Million Y-12 Infiltration Costs Could Top $100 Million Y-12 Infiltration Costs Could Top $100 Million Y-12 Infiltration Costs C...

share
This ad will end in seconds
 
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation
 

 

Global Security Newswire

Y-12 Infiltration Costs Could Top $100 Million

July 29, 2013

The United States could ultimately spend more than $100 million responding to an illegal nuclear weapons plant entry by peace activists one year ago, issue experts told the Knoxville News Sentinel for a Saturday report.

The price tag would include costs from audits, worker education initiatives and other follow-up activities carried out at the Y-12 National Security Complex after three members of the group Transform Now Plowshares infiltrated the Tennessee site on July 28, 2012. The intruders cut through multiple fences to reach the exterior of the site's bomb-grade uranium storehouse, where they dumped blood, hung banners and wrote peace slogans on buildings prior to their arrest.

The site suffered another embarrassment last month, when an apparently lost driver slipped onto facility grounds with morning commuters.

 

On Sunday, a gun accident wounded two protective force personnel at the facility, the News Sentinel reported.

This article was published in Global Security Newswire, which is produced independently by National Journal Group under contract with the Nuclear Threat Initiative. NTI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group working to reduce global threats from nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons.

You May Find These of Interest
Get us in your feed.
Job Board
Search Jobs
Watershed Resources Specialist
American Society of Civil Engineers | San Francisco, CA
Project Manager II
American Society of Civil Engineers | Memphis, TN
Manager of Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers | Berkeley, CA
Mechanical Engineer - Dallas, TX
American Society of Civil Engineers | Dallas, TX
SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER / ENGINEERING PRODUCTION MANAGER
American Society of Civil Engineers | Boulder, CO
Senior GCP Auditor
American Society of Civil Engineers | San Francisco, CA
Structural Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Orlando, FL
Construction Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers | Chicago, IL
Concrete Testing Technician & Special Inspectors
American Society of Civil Engineers | New York, NY
SharePoint Specialist - Englewood, CO
American Society of Civil Engineers | Englewood, CO
Construction Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Cleveland, OH
Rail Vehicle Mechanical Engineer - Elmira, NY
American Society of Civil Engineers | Philadelphia, PA
Structural Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Chicago, IL
Engineering Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers | Springfield, VA
 
Comments
comments powered by Disqus