US Produces 4 Million Pounds of Uranium Annually,
But Uses 55 Million Pounds, Half Which Comes from
a Russian Recycling Program that is About to Expire
Talking Uranium With Industry Expert George Glasier ...
Foreign Confidential™ Comment: Google "Megatons to Megawatts," the program that is due to expire next year--which Russia has said it has no intention of renewing. Relations with Russia are increasingly tense over many issues, including missile defense, Iran, Syria, the loss of Libya as a Russian arms market, and the Kremlin's suspicion that the Obama administration intends to support opposition protests in Russia.