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1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the U.S. Miscellaneous Pacific Islands prior to re-designation as part of the U.S. Minor Outlying Islands. This was the code used in international transactions to and from bank accounts in the territory.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the U.S. Miscellaneous Pacific Islands. This was used as an international standard for shipping to the U.S. Miscellaneous Pacific Islands.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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This is in addition to the weapon-grade plutonium India continues to produce.
According to Russian sources and American nuclear experts, the downblending option does not render the plutonium unusable for future military purposes--a concern that drove the Russians to suspend the agreement.
This additional 5 to 12 tons stock of reactor-grade plutonium is potentially weapon usable and, if not used in Fast Breeder Reactors, could support an additional arsenal of 833 to 3000 reactor grade plutonium based nuclear weapons besides those based on weapons grade plutonium.
The US administration wants to cancel the Savannah River Site's Mox project and use an alternative method for disposing of excess plutonium.
htm) Department of State , the PMDA was renewed and updated on April 13, 2010, under which "Russia reaffirmed its commitment to dispose of its surplus weapon-grade plutonium and presented a technically and financially credible approach for disposition.
Mark Elborne, chief executive of GE UK and Ireland, said: "The UK has the largest storage of civil plutonium anywhere.
The United States used uranium in the bomb dropped on Hiroshima and plutonium in the one dropped on Nagasaki in 1945.
The country's Japan Atomic Energy Commission has called on utilities to announce plans for the use of extracted plutonium every fiscal year to ensure transparency.
Iran denies any interest in atomic arms, and says neither the uranium enrichment nor the plutonium reactor contravenes the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
A soil contamination map released Friday by the science ministry shows that plutonium spread as far as 45 kilometers northwest from the crippled plant to the village of Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture.
Experts believe some of the plutonium may have come from spent fuel rods at Fukushima or damage to reactor No.
THE radioactive substances found were plutonium, radium and strontium.