Nuclear cleanup funds requested by Bush
Facebook Twitter Email
JUNE 4, 2001

President Bush on Friday submitted a supplmental budget request which includes funds for cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington.

Of the $100 million request, part will go to the site, said Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.). Bush had been criticized for cutting funds to Hanford and other cleanup projects in his Department of Energy budget request.

Get the Story:
Hanford cleanup funding looks likely (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 6/3)

Relevant Links:
Revised tribal policy, Department of Energy -
Indian Nations Program, Hanford Site -
Cultural and Historic Resource Pogram, Hanford Site -
Tribal Nations Involvement, Office of Environmental Management -

Related Stories:
DOE Budget: Uranium cleanup funds cut (4/24)
DOE budget: Pueblo cleanup, Indian funds cut (4/13)
Tribe seeks better nuclear cleanup (12/15)
DOE says nuclear cleanup ahead (11/16)
Richardson, Babbitt pledge support (11/14)
More waste cited at nuclear site (11/3)
Report: DOE wasting cleanup money (11/2)
DOE revises tribal policies (11/1)