|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:07:44 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, ECONOMICS: University of Tennessee "study touts economic impacts of DOE cleanup"|
UT study touts economic impacts of DOE cleanup By Frank Munger Knoxville News Sentinel (TN) February 24, 2016 OAK RIDGE — A new economic impact study says the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge cleanup program was responsible for about 6,200 jobs — direct and indirect — in Fiscal Year 2014. The study, which was conducted by the University of Tennessee's Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, also said the cleanup-related activities in Oak Ridge added $545 million to the state's gross domestic product — value of what the state's economy produces in a single year. Most of the economic impacts were felt in Anderson and Roane Counties, where the DOE facilities are located, and Knox County, where the greatest number of Oak Ridge workers live. … For the entire article, see http://www.knoxnews.com/news/local/ut-study-touts-economic-impacts-of-doe-cleanup-2c87c4a6-0f6e-0337-e053-0100007fa351-370007251.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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