The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration is announcing today that it is extending the comment period for public scoping of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Surplus Plutonium Disposition Program, which proposes to dilute and dispose of 34 metric tons of surplus plutonium using capabilities at multiple sites across the Nation.

The deadline for public scoping comments is now Feb. 18.

For more information about the EIS, please visit the NEPA Reading Room on the NNSA website .