The Alliance for Nuclear Accountability, which includes the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance and other activist groups situated near Department of Energy nuclear sites, has produced a 20-page report that blasts the government’s spending on nuclear weapons. The title of the report is “Trillion Dollar Train Wreck,” referencing plans to spend about $1 trillion over the next 30 years on modernization of nuclear weapons, delivery systems and weapons-related facilities.
Here’s a link to the report.
The groups call on Congress to seek alternative paths and makes a series of recommendations.
Among the recommendations is that Congress should stop funding for the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12 in Oak Ridge until a new environmental impact statement has been produced, until details of budget plans are revealed publicly and other actions are taken, including formal approval of Critical Decision-1 by DOE.
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