The Internet and the Bomb:
A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons
Table of Contents | Quick Guides | NRDC Nuclear Data | General Information | U.S. Executive Branch | U.S. Congress | International Governmental Organizations | Non-Govermental Organizations | Nuclear Weapons Issues
CHAPTER SIX: NUCLEAR WEAPONS ISSUES
Nuclear Weapons Production and Dismantlement
Sandia/California Dismantlement and Disposition Homepage
Materials Production and Disposition
Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
On-Line Archive (OLA) of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Proceedings are fully searchable.
Plutonium Working Group Reports (EH, DOE)
Nuclear Material Management and Control R&D (Sandia)
QUICK GUIDES TABLE 19
DOE Fact Sheets on Fissile Materials
Accounting of weapons-usable fissile material (DOE Notice)
What Are Fissile Materials?
Disposition of Highly Enriched Uranium Obtained From the Republic of Kazakhstan Environmental Assessment
Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU)
Excess Fissile Materials
Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium (National Academy of Sciences)
March 1994 report online in four files at http://web.fie.com/htdoc/fed/doe/fsl/pub/text/any/ pub3a.htm (and ...pub3b.htm , ...pub3c.htm , and ...pub3d.htm ).
Dismantling the Bomb and Managing the Nuclear Materials (Office of Technology Assessment)
Report brief of September 1993 study.
Limiting the Spread of Weapons-Usable Fissile Materials (Rand Corporation)
Executive Summary of June 1992 report.
Environmental Impact and Cleanup
The Departments of Defense and Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency each have extensive environmental related Internet sites. DOD Environmental Resources are cataloged through DTIC at http://www.dtic.mil/envirodod/dodenvir.html.
Environmental Technology Update - Summary of Congressional Actions
Federal Register Environmental Subset
Useful searchable database of Federal Register notices pertaining to the environment.
Envirofacts Database (EPA)
Searchable relational database integrating data extracted from five major EPA programs.
Joint EPA/DOE server with documents and a wide variety of links to reports and newsletters. The homepage can be searched at http://es.inel.gov/cgi-bin/search.pl?alldb=on.
DOE Environmental Resources
Department of Energy's NEPA Web Site
Announcements, analysis and links, as well as a fully searchable database of Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments (see also Appendix B).
FUSRAP World Wide Web Site
The information resource by the DOE Former United States Sites Environmental Restoration Project.
DOE Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse (EPIC)
The once aggressive nuclear weapons effects research program, to determine the effects of nuclear weapons and the "hardness" of U.S. nuclear weapons and communications systems in a nuclear war, has now been mostly supplanted by various research efforts relating to bioeffects of nuclear materials. Still, the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute and the Defense Special Weapons Agency continue to specialize in nuclear war-related work.
Argonne National Laboratory: Center for Mechanistic Biology and Biotechnology
Brookhaven National Lab: Biology Department
DOE Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR)
National Radiobiology Archives
Academic Radiation-Related Clearinghouses
Emory University MedWeb: Radiation
Nuclear Biological and Chemical Medical (NBC-Med) Defense Web Page
Radiation and Health Physics Homepage (University of Michigan)
Extensive collection of radiation and health physics information and links.
Nuclear Waste Management Program Information Center
Center for Nuclear and Toxic Waste Management (UC Berkeley)
DOE Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)
Yucca Mountain Project
Homepage of the Yucca Mountain Site Characterisation Project, the government's underground high level waste repository.
Stockpile Stewardship and Future Programs
Sandia Stockpile Stewardship Program
The Clinton Administration and Nuclear Stockpile Stewardship: Erosion by Design, October 1996
House National Security Committee Chairman Floyd Spence's report.
Through the science-based Stockpile Stewardship and Management Program, we will ensure the continued safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, UCRL-MI-121423- DNT-1-REV-1, 1 February 1996
Livermore Laboratory report online via the Library of the Future at http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof.
The National Ignition Facility and the Issue of Nonproliferation, 1995
Texts of the 23 August 1995 draft and 19 December 1995 final DOE study examining whether NIF would effect international nonproliferation efforts.
The Internet and the Bomb: A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons is written and maintained by William M. Arkin and Robert S. Norris. Any questions, comments or suggestions should be sent to the authors at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. This page was last updated 5/1/97
Sign up for NRDC's online newsletter
- Replacing the San Onofre Nuclear Plant Without More Dirty Power Plants
- posted by Devra Wang, 5/20/13
- Studying Severe Weather Impacts on U.S. Nuclear Plants
- posted by Corinne Hanson, 3/25/13
- Global Nuclear Reactor Database Developed by NRDC
- posted by Jordan Weaver, 3/15/13
Nuclear Document Bank
- NRDC's Amicus Response in Support of Friends of the Earth
- An Evaluation of the NRC Response to the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
- Post-Fukushima Hardened Vents with High-Capacity Filters for BWR Mark Is and Mark IIs
Related NRDC Press Releases
- NRDC Senior Nuclear Scientist Unveils Radiation Dosage Data at Senate Hearing
- Nuclear Security Summit Fosters an Illusion of Achievement, Says NRDC
- NRDC Reacts to the Obama Administration's Nuclear Posture Review
NRDC Gets Top Ratings from the Charity Watchdogs
- Charity Navigator awards NRDC its 4-star top rating.
- Worth magazine named NRDC one of America's 100 best charities.
- NRDC meets the highest standards of the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau.