Editorial: Don't cut cleanup funds
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The Bush administration should live up to the government's promises to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington, The Seattle Times writes in an editorial today.

"Hanford remains a towering case of federal initiative followed by federal frugality — as history repeats itself on promises made but not always kept," the paper states.

The fiscal year 2003 budget proposed by Bush anticipates cutting $262 from cleaning up the site. The reservation was once tribal land and ceded in a 19th century treaty.

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Editorial: Keep promises; don't shortchange Hanford (The Seattle Times 2/7)

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

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