The (POGO) Blog
May 17, 2016
Last week, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to review Susan Beard, the current nominee for the Department of Energy Inspector General position. Several Senators, including Chairwoman Murkowski and Senator Wyden, questione
April 22, 2016
The Hanford Site, a former nuclear weapons production facility and the world’s largest environmental cleanup project, experienced another high-profile failure over the weekend, drawing our attention to continuing management and oversight problems.
Topics: Contract Oversight
March 28, 2016
A recent GAO report highlights progress, but also problems, in the implementation of a program that compensates workers who became sick as a result of producing and testing nuclear weapons.
Topics: Government Accountability
February 9, 2016
An internal memo obtained by the Project On Government Oversight shows that the Department of Energy is shifting focus away from the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX).
January 20, 2016
By Jacob Marx
This year POGO has a resolution for the Department of Energy: stop wasting money on flawed nuclear construction projects at the Hanford Site and the Savannah River Site.