The (POGO) Blog
July 1, 2013
By Jack Scher
Department of Energy policy shields subcontractors from being held accountable by the public. In order to ensure that tax dollars are not wasted and security not jeopardized, reform is necessary.
Topics: Contract Oversight
May 9, 2013
Three protestors responsible for breaking into the Y-12 nuclear facility face up to 30 years in prison despite shining a spotlight on several security failures.
Topics: National Security
April 9, 2013
The much beleaguered Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX) has increased in cost to $7.7 billion dollars, making this unnecessary facility 381 percent over it's original budget.
February 20, 2013
A recent GAO report has revealed that the projected cost of the Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX) nuclear facility has increased by $2 billion, another in a long line of NNSA projects that are behind schedule and vastly over budget.
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.