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Not Getting Their Money's Worth →

The New York Times’ editorial board cited POGO’s report on the cost of hiring private contractors in their recent piece on the “bloated federal-contractor sector in which the public good is often subservient to profit.”

“With scarce funds in hand, the DOE decided to fund a related project, a multibillion-dollar Uranium Processing Facility in Tennessee. But oops! Officials recently had to acknowledge they have to redesign the building because it wouldn’t be big enough to hold the equipment that was supposed to go inside it.”

From a great editorial in the Albuquerque Journal detailing a long list of waste and inefficiencies in the management of U.S. nuclear weapons complexes. Make sure to go read the full editorial to get an idea of just how many problems there are.