Working with nuclear material involves a lot of protections. Worker protections, public protections, environmental protections — all those things fall under the nuclear safety category. But keeping those materials safe from theft and sabotage — that’s nuclear security. “We don’t know how threatened nuclear materials are, but I think that speaks to the high standards we have in place and it’s really about maintaining such high standards. We don’t want to be in a situation where we have a nonstate actor get a hold of these nuclear materials,” Umayam said.
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