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May 28, 2013

By Andre Francisco

NYT Editorial Questions Nuke Funding



B61 Bomb The New York Times criticized President Obama’s funding of the B61 nuclear bombs stationed in Europe in a Sunday editorial.

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Topics: National Security

April 18, 2013

By Lydia Dennett

POGO Asks Defense Secretary to Cut B61 Bomb Program Funding



B61 Bomb The cost of maintaining the B61 nuclear bomb program in Europe has increased yet again while questions regarding security and military efficacy remain unanswered.

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Topics: National Security

August 31, 2012

By Mia Steinle

Some Senators Want to Waste Big Bucks on Unnecessary Nuke Facility



Some senators want to waste billions of dollars on a nuclear facility that experts, including those in the nuclear industry, say is unneeded.

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Topics: National Security

April 18, 2012

By Dana Liebelson

House Approps Subcommittee Bill Zeroes Out Funding for Wasteful Nuclear Project, CMRR-NF



The FY 2013 Energy and Water and Related Agencies Appropriations bill was released by the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee on April 17. The bill provides annual funding for various programs within the Department of Energy (DOE) and other

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Topics: National Security

February 12, 2012

By Dana Liebelson

POGO Asks Panetta to Stop Funding B61 Nuclear Bombs in Europe



When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta unveiled his plan to achieve $487 billion in budget cuts over the next ten years, he hinted that a smart strategy would mean cutting the number of nuclear weapons.

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Topics: National Security

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