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DOE Targets Unsecured Uranium

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DOE Targets Unsecured Uranium

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DOE Targets Unsecured Uranium

DOE Targets Unsecured Uranium

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The Department of Energy plans to retrieve highly enriched uranium from research reactors around the world. Critics say — and the department acknowledges — that the effort needs more attention, money and organization. The Senate is also planning to give the DOE more authority. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.