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Radiological Terrorism

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This page provides links to government agencies, professional associations and research organizations, educational institutions, commercial firms that provide services, information, or products in the field of radiological terrorism.  In addition, the bottom of the page has links that provide information on publications and news articles about radiological terrorism.  There are also links about "dirty bombs".

 
Government Agencies and Radiological Terrorism.

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
https://nnsa.energy.gov

Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)
www.usuhs.edu/afrri

Defense Nuclear Facitilities Safety Board
www.dnfsb.gov

Defense Threat Reduction Agency IDTRA)
www.dtra.mil

Nuclear Security and Safeguard - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
www.nrc.gov/security.html

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Technology
https://orise.orau.gov


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Professional Associations, Institutes, Organizations, and Societies and Radiological Terrorism.

American Nuclear Society
www.ans.org

Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM)
www.inmm.org

International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)
www.icrp.org

International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)
www.irpa.net

Nuclear Energy Institute
www.nei.org

Nuclear Threat Initiative
www.nti.org

World Nuclear Association
www.world-nuclear.org


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Education


Radiation Safety Academy
www.radiationsafetyacademy.com


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Radiation By Subject

Radiation Protection. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov/radiation


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Radiological Terrorism Publications.

Nuclear Security:  NNSA Needs to Better Manage Its Safeguards and Security Program.  GAO Report on Nuclear Security oversight by the National Nuclear Security Administration.  May 2003.
www.gao.gov/new.items/d03471.pdf


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"Dirty Bombs"

Fact Sheet on Dirty Bombs
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  March 2003
www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/fs-dirty-bombs.html

"Dirty Bombs: Response to a Threat".  FAS Public Interest Report.
The Journal of the Federation of American Scientists
March/April 2002.
https://fas.org/faspir/2002/v55n2/dirtybomb.htm


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News Articles About Radiological Terrorism.

November 13, 2009.  "TV show on 'dirty bomb' hitting Portland offered good advice".  Portland Press Herald.

December 5, 2004.  "How to avert a dirty bomb attack".  Indianapolis Star Online.

August 11, 2004.  "FDA approves medicines to combat dirty bombs".  MSNBC News.

July 22, 2004.  "Suitcase Nukes".  Military.com.

May 27, 2004.  "Terror's chill summer wind: Threat of 'dirty' bombs leads US to fund global radioactive cleanup".  The Christian Science Monitor.

May 27, 2004.  "US plan to beat dirty bombs".  The Guardian.

June 25, 2003.  "Security Beefed Up at Nuke Labs".  CBSNEWS.com.

June 10, 2003.  "The Dirty Bomb Scenario".  Time Online Edition.

June 10, 2003.  "What Is a Dirty Bomb?  A Terrorist's Weapon of Choice: Easily Made, Spreads Fear".  ABC News.

January 29, 2003.  "Suitcase Bomb".  Description of small nuclear weapons that terrorists may try to employ.  Fox News.

Nov 6, 2002.  "How Dangerous are "Dirty Bombs"?"  Tufts E-News, Tufts University.

March, 2002.  "Dirty Bombs" Much More Likely to Create Fear than Cause Cancer:  Radiation Effects from Such Devices Likely to Be too Low to Calculate, Health Physicist Says".  American Institute of Physics.

Nov 7, 2001.  "Are U.S. Nuclear Sites Safe"?  Tufts E-News, Tufts University.
 


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