Cleanup of atomic reactor in Arkansas to halt soon

UA-owned facility awaiting funding

Posted: March 15, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Visitors and officials from the University of Arkansas and Energy Solutions speak Jan. 19 during a tour of the shuttered SEFOR nuclear facility near Strickler in southern Washington County.

Work to cleanup a nuclear reactor test site owned by the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville will come to a halt by the end of this month because of a lack of funding, said Mike Johnson, UA's associate vice chancellor for facilities.

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