URANIUM ENRICHMENT: Extension of Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund May Be Needed to Cover Projected Cleanup Costs

Nazzaro, Robin M.
November 2007
GAO Reports;11/15/2007, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents an analysis on the decontamination and decommissioning costs of the uranium enrichment plants in the U.S. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that funds for the cleanup process of the uranium enrichment plants will be insufficient to cover all the authorized activities. This implies the need for an increase on the budget for these project. GAO recommends that the Department of Energy (DOE) develop plans that would identify the most probable time frames.


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