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    Passport Systems News Links - 29 Jan 2019

    Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00           

    The U.S. Military Wants Tiny Road Mobile Nuclear Reactors That Can Fit In A C-17
    "The U.S. military’s secretive Strategic Capabilities Office, or SCO, is asking for potential vendors to submit proposals for small mobile nuclear reactors to help meet ever-growing demands for power during operations in remote and austere locations. This request for information comes as the U.S. Army, in particular, is looking to extend the amount of time its units can operate independent of established supply chains, but portable nuclear power could introduce new risks to the battlefield."
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    US sues Tetra Tech over Hunters Point shipyard work, claiming widespread fraud
    "Top managers of the environmental engineering firm Tetra Tech directed their employees to commit widespread fraud in the cleanup of America’s largest Superfund waste site, according to new legal complaints by the U.S. Department of Justice."
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    San Onofre officials: ‘No risk’ of widespread radiological catastrophe
    "Southern California Edison and a leading nuclear waste expert have called two recently published reports describing “fatally flawed” conditions at a decommissioning nuclear waste storage facility “untrue and misleading.”"
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    Launch of 'Talking World Trade Matters'
    "The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) is delighted to announce the first conversation in our new series, ‘Talking World Trade Matters’ - a new online webinar feature in which the Institute invites its members to join the conversations tackling the main issues of the day in global trade."
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    From the New York Times: Dealmakers Dominate Panel Tasked to Reach Border Security Agreement
    "[...] Conference committees, once an elemental part of Congress, occur when the House and Senate have to reconcile two different bills.  [...]"
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