Regulators Criticize DOE Withholding Of Hanford Cleanup Budget Plans

June 25, 2020
EPA and Washington state regulators, along with citizen advocates, are criticizing the Energy Department’s (DOE) decision to withhold fiscal year 2022 budget details during a recent virtual budget meeting on DOE’s largest nuclear waste site, saying the release of such details is necessary to aid stakeholders’ input into the cleanup plan. “Normally, these meetings are a very beneficial thing,” Craig Cameron, with EPA Region 10, said June 17 at a FY22 budget priorities virtual meeting on the Hanford site, WA,...

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