The price tag for cleaning up nuclear waste at Hanford site just went up another $4.5 billion

Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 01:31 in Mathematics & Economics

The U.S. Energy Department said Friday that its long-troubled attempt to build a plant to process highly radioactive sludge at a former nuclear weapons site in central Washington state will cost an additional $4.5 billion, raising the project’s price tag to $16.8 billion. The Hanford treatment...

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