Public Citizen fact sheet on inadequate waste disposal options for LES. August 2005
Citizens' Groups Expose Seriously Flawed LES Radioactive Waste Disposal Plan. NIRS press release. August 3, 2005.
"Dangerous Liaisons:" Excellent Sierra Magazine investigation of the proliferation implications of the proposed LES plant. May 2005
New Research Indicates Health Risks from Uranium May Be More Varied Than Reflected in Current Federal Policy. NIRS press release, February 23, 2005.
NIRS calls for ban on centrifuge uranium enrichment technology. February 18, 2005.
Costs and Risks of Management and Disposal of Depleted Uranium from the National
Enrichment Facility Proposed to be Built in Lea County New Mexico by LES. Report by Arjun Makhijani, PhD. and Brice Smith, Ph.D., Institute for Energy and Environmental Research. November 24, 2004.
Urenco and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Technology: - the Symbiotic Relation Between Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Weapons. A Report, commissioned by Greenpeace International. May 2004.
NIRS/Public Citizen intervene against proposed Louisiana Energy Services uranium enrichment plant in New Mexico. Press release, April 6, 2004. Text of contentions
Louisiana Energy Services (LES) wants to build a new uranium enrichment plant in eastern New Mexico. Here is some background information on the company and the process for those concerned about this proposal (updated October 1, 2003)
Louisiana Energy Services and Uranium Enrichment (fact sheet)
Louisiana Energy Services y el Enriquecimiento de Uranio(en espanol)
NIRS comments on EIS scoping process for proposed LES plant, March 18, 2004
Public Citizen comments on EIS scoping process for LES plant (takes you to Public Citizen website)
NRC letter to LES on Agency's conclusions on "White Paper" requests, March 24, 2003
NIRS/Public Citizen Seek Release of Secret NRC Document on LES licensing policy; Press release, March 13, 2003
STOP NRC/LES COLLUSION to Prevent or Rig Public Hearings on Uranium Enrichment Plant!
View NIRS' Comments here. Comments of Institute for Energy & Environmental Research.
Background on LES "White Paper" requests
NIRS Press Release, September 12, 2002: LES Seeks to Circumvent NRC Public Hearing Process
Letter from NIRS to NRC about LES requests, September 11, 2002