TITLE

Despite Big Project Woes, DOE Balking At Cost Checks--GAO

AUTHOR(S)
Lobsenz, George
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Energy Daily;1/26/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report which analyzed the efforts of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to improve its oversight of contractor cost estimates for major projects, released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). According to a report, cost estimates by the agency for a new uranium processing facility have been influenced by assumptions. The GAO also asserted that the DOE does not want to make independent cost estimates (ICE) before approving construction projects.
ACCESSION #
48458712

 

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