Most popular Atomic City blog posts of 2014

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I just took a look at the year’s most popular posts, using a number of analytical tools, and here are those that — sometimes inexplicably — ranked highest.

1. Now that’s a whole heck of a lot of waste.

wastedrums12. NNSA confirms uranium incident at Y-12; top official coming to Oak Ridge to address situation.

3. In the megaton range at the Y-12 History Center.

4. CNS unveils org structure, some managers.

5. Isn’t this quaint?

6. Another view of K-25’s conclusion.

7. Declassified pics of final A-bomb preparations.

8. Nuclear survivor: Bill Clark recalls 1958 criticality accident and his up-and-down life since then.

9. Backlash on Y-12 benefit changes.

10. Eight workers got internal rad doses during secret project at ORNL; lab was doing work for Y-12.

11. Bobcat visits Oak Ridge lab.

12. Right of incumbents employees at Y-12/Pantex.

bobcat213. Workforce reductions in the works at Y-12, Pantex.

14. ‘Spies look and act like normal people’

15. The CNS benefits plan unveiled; employee share of the health premiums to increase at Y-12/Pantex.

16. Retirees planning Dec. 4 protest at Y-12.

17. GAO denies protest on Y-12/Pantex contract; could set the stage for transition of contractors.

18. Fatality at EnergySolutions facility in Erwin.

19. Gene Patterson to join Y-12 contractor.

20. Broken bones at Y-12.

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