The UPF bomb plant has spent more than a billion dollars already, but that money doesn’t count under Congress’s new “cap” for the project. It was also initially to include a broad slate of operations, replacing unsafe facilities at the Y12 Plant. No money for that now, the “cap” is for just the bomb production operations—we’ll have to pay for the rest of it later. Oh, and the new “cap” is not the total, just for the next ten years, even though construction is projected to take longer.
You can read about it here: UPF update December 2014
Note: We are aware there are some issues with how our web site is appearing for some readers; we are in the process of updating the web site. For now, most readers should, if they peer through the ghostly overwriting, and persist in clicking through the link twice, get to the pdf. If not, try the archives at the bottom right. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a clean pdf copy. And thanks for your patience. Just wait until you see our pretty new site!