The end is near


The demolition of the iconic K-25 building, the mile-long, U-shaped structure that enriched much of the uranium for the nation’s Cold War nuclear arsenal, is almost complete. The last section of K-25 is reportedly going to hit the ground sometime next week, well ahead of the schedule that called for the milestone in February 2014. (Department of Energy photo/Lynn Freeny)

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Senior Writer Frank Munger covers the Dept. of Energy's Oak Ridge facilities and many related topics — nuclear weapons, nuclear waste and other things nuclear, environmental cleanup and science of all sorts. Atomic City Underground is, first and foremost, a news blog, but there's room for analysis, opinion and random thoughts that have no place else to go.