|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:52:45 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: Hanford (WA) contingency plans|
Contingency plans being developed at Hanford in case shutdown continues By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald (WA) October 7, 2013Contingency plans are being developed at Hanford to keep the nuclear reservation in a safe condition if the federal government shutdown continues.
How long work can continue as usual is uncertain. Since the start of the current fiscal year, Oct. 1, Hanford environmental cleanup has continued, at least in part, with carryover money from the previous fiscal year.
But the Department of Energy has not said how much money is available. And questions remain about how much flexibility DOE will have to move money among projects to provide flexibility to allow cleanup work to continue.
DOE has produced a department-wide plan that addresses federal employees, but not contractor employees, the majority of the approximately 8,000 workers at Hanford.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.tri-cityherald.com/2013/10/07/2614190/contingency-plans- being-developed.html
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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