News and Articles
News and Articles
House Introduces Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Congress took a major step towards the creation of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park today with Congressman Doc Hastings introducing H.R. 5987. The House bill follows Senator Jeff Bingaman’s companion legislation, S. 3300, which was introduced last week.
Senate Introduces Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act
Friday, June 15, 2012
On June 14, Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, introduced S. 3300, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act. The bill would establish a Manhattan Project National Historical Park at sites in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Los Alamos, New Mexico; and Hanford, Washington.
Tri-City Herald Editorial Advocates MP Park
Friday, May 25, 2012
On May 25, 2012, the Tri-City Herald published an excellent editorial advocating the establishment of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park. The House and Senate Committees on Natural Resources have recently distributed draft discussions of legislation to create such a Park (for more, please click here).
AHF Event: Joseph Rotblat & the Pugwash Conferences
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The Atomic Heritage Foundation is pleased to partner with the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and the Federation of American Scientists to host the event, “Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences.”
A Tribute to Colonel John C. Healey
Friday, April 20, 2012
John “Jack” Carleton Healey, a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, participated in the Manhattan Project as part of General Groves’ staff in Washington, DC. He continued in the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project after World War II, retiring from the Air Force in 1968.
ACHP Advocates Preserving K-25
Monday, April 16, 2012
On April 11, 2012, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) advocated further consideration of the Department of Energy’s proposed final Mitigation Plan that would demolish the entire K-25 plant. This recommendation is based in large part on the report of the National Park Service (NPS) requested by the ACHP under Section 213 of the National Historical Preservation Act.