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NNSA Hosts International Nuclear Forensics Workshop with Participants from Ten Countries

The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) completed a ten-day nuclear forensics workshop at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Wash. Twenty-six participants from ten countries participated in the event, which was jointly sponsored with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and focused on tools to help law enforcement investigations of incidents in which nuclear or other radioactive material is found outside of regulatory control. Nuclear scientists, law enforcements officials and forensic specialists from around the world came together from October 28 to November 8 for the international workshop. The participating countries were Algeria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

For more information visit nnsa.energy.gov


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