And now our U.S. Department of Energy will help Fukushima cleanup?
Our Department of Energy (DOE) has spent about $1 billion over more than 10 years in futile efforts to stabilize 900,000 gallons of highly radioactive defense atomic waste at the Idaho National Laboratory. And now that department announces that it will help Japan develop equipment and technology to manage and dispose of highly-radioactive waste produced from the decommissioning work at Fukushima. Right now, our DOE is spending $4 million per month on those 900,000 gallons and there is no reliable forecast of when stabilization will begin. Where is the money coming from for this newly announced DOE venture at Fukushima?
Robert H. Leyse, Sun Valley
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