UPF UPDate explains latest budget shenanigans—Congress puts runaway train back on track

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Dec 9, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

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

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