Gone Fission Nuclear Report

S2E17 Gone Fission Nuclear Report DOE EM FY23 Budget - Liquid Waste Cleanup

May 09, 2022 Michael Butler Season 2 Episode 17
Gone Fission Nuclear Report
S2E17 Gone Fission Nuclear Report DOE EM FY23 Budget - Liquid Waste Cleanup
Show Notes

Congress is considering the Department of Energy's FY2023 Budget Request. DOE Environmental Management is seeking $7.64 billion for cleanup of its former nuclear production and government research sites dating back to the Manhattan Project.  More than half of that funding would be allocated to EM's Liquid Waste cleanup mission at Hanford, Savannah River and Idaho. This week's episode examines the Liquid Waste mission at the three sites, accomplishments to date and the work that lies ahead in finishing the job.