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US-Russian Nuclear Conversion Program Endsi
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December 11, 2013 10:46 PM
Uranium converted from Russian nuclear warheads has provided an estimated 10 percent of U.S. electric power in recent years. But as VOA's Kent Klein reports from Washington, the 20-year "Megatons to Megawatts" program has come to an end.

US-Russian Nuclear Conversion Program Ends

Published December 11, 2013

Uranium converted from Russian nuclear warheads has provided an estimated 10 percent of U.S. electric power in recent years. But as VOA's Kent Klein reports from Washington, the 20-year "Megatons to Megawatts" program has come to an end.


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