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Main Title Nuclear health and safety more can be done to better control environmental restoration costs : report the Chairman, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate /
CORP Author United States. General Accounting Office.
Publisher The Office ;
Year Published 1992
Report Number GAO/RCED-92-71;B-246432
Stock Number 146774
OCLC Number 25985205
Subjects Hazardous wastes--United States--Management--Evaluation ; Hazardous wastes--United States--Cost control
Additional Subjects United States.--Dept. of Energy--Auditing
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  TD811.5.A2575 1992 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/24/1992
ERAM  TD811.5.A2575 HWC Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/14/1992 DISPERSAL
Collation 46 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
For more than 40 years, the nuclear weapons complex run by the Department of Energy (DOE) has been disposing of hazardous and radioactive waste at sites across the country. DOE estimated in 1988 that its environmental restoration effort, a process to clean up these sites and meet federal and state standards, could cost as much as $64 billion. Although data are unavailable to determine aggregate cost growth associated with DOE's environmental restoration program, indications are that costs are soaring. In response to these increases, DOE began reviewing the causes of cost growth in 1990 to determine whether the cost escalation could be minimized. DOE, concluding that some cost growth ...
Cover title. "April 1992." "GAO/RCED-92-71." "B-246432"--P. {1}. Includes bibliographical references.