Jay Coghlan

No Los Alamos Lab in Santa Fe! The added jobs for LANL that the article refers to are primarily for expanded production of plutonium pits, the fissile triggers of nuclear weapons. Over the last decade the Santa Fe City Council has passed three different resolutions against expanded pit pr…

As the trillion dollar “modernization” of U.S. nuclear forces moves forward, note how the Department of Energy infrastructure is hollow because of contractor greed, incompetence and waste. I expect that to limit the scale and timing of “modernizing” the DOE nuclear weapons complex (“moderniz…

It's worth noting that Heather Wilson was appointed by John Boehner to be on the Congressional Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise. In December 2014 the Panel came out with its long awaited report, “A New Foundation for the Nuclear Enterprise”, which benefited…

I have met Valerie Plame a few times, and believe her and her husband Joe Wilson to be utterly sincere about getting rid of nuclear weapons. I consider them to be very valuable allies. So much the better that Plame uses her celebrity status for the cause.

As peacemakers, I can think of…

Mr. Mello says our 2009 report was either fantasy or ruse. The latter is more slander, with no evidence other than his own prejudiced analysis and unidentified sources. “Fantasy” is also interesting, given that Mello claims to advocate nuclear weapons abolition, but offers no steps on how to…

Mr. Mello and I agree that people are not entitled to their own facts, and then he invents his own or omits important facts. Nuclear Watch NM has never been “richly paid”, continually struggling since 1999 to stay alive. Yes, with respected colleagues we completed a study in 2009 that argued…

Please note how Greg Mello and Peter Neils of the Los Alamos Study Group make libelous assertions based on their account of hearsay from unidentified sources. Their latest invective is in response to the news of Nuclear Watch New Mexico’s good fortune of being able to team up with acclaimed …

Pat:

I don't know who you are, but thank you for your comment.
Jay Coghlan
Nuclear Watch New Mexico

Thank you to the New Mexican for your excellent article on the new partnership between fired LANL nonproliferation expert Jim Doyle and Nuclear Watch New Mexico.

With respect to Mello’s comments, he has a long history of misrepresenting the positions of people and organizations that do…