The Regents approved funding at their meeting today to decommission the Phoenix Reactor on North Campus.

> Daily: “Loss of reactor hurts ‘U’ nuclear program”
> AP: “University of Michigan to dismantle historic nuclear reactor”
> AANews: “50-year research site faces dismantlement”:

“Demand for the facility’s irradiation services has declined over the last decade and it is expensive to operate – it’s currently losing about $1 million a year, according to U-M Chief Financial Officer Tim Slottow.”

Author: Rob