Early this year, Y-12 contractor Consolidated Nuclear Security announced that it was looking for thousands of tons of high-purity depleted uranium and asked for expressions of interest from potential suppliers. A few months later (in April), a Y-12 spokeswoman confirmed that the contractor had received “several” expressions of interest and was evaluating those for a possible procurement.
That evaluation is apparently still in the works.
Ellen Boatner of CNS said today, in response to questions, that there is “nothing new to report.”
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