Summary Overview of the AuCoin-Synar Nuclear Weapon Material Production Termination Act

Title

Summary Overview of the AuCoin-Synar Nuclear Weapon Material Production Termination Act

Description

A summary of the Nuclear Weapon Material Production Termination Act, which was introduced by Representative Les AuCoin on November 18th, 1991. The act would have prohibited further production of tritium, plutonium, and highly enriched uranium for weapons and allocated the money saved to cleaning up environmental damaged caused by earlier production of nuclear weapons. This document discusses details of the bills, including descriptions of the nuclear materials, budget, and impact of the bill. This is one of a collection of digitized objects from the Les AuCoin Papers (MS.147) at the Pacific University Archives. See also PUA_MS147_105 for statement by Representative AuCoin on the Nuclear Weapon Material Production Termination Act. See also PUA_MS147_93 through PUA_MS147_110 for other materials related to nuclear arms control.

Creator

AuCoin, Les

Date Created

1991

Subject

Nuclear weapons industry
Nuclear arms control
Hanford Site (Wash.)
Legislators--United States

Place

Washington, D.C.

Identifier

PUA_MS147_104

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/

Collection