|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 1 Sep 2020 20:55:43 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: "SC gets $600 million from federal government over plutonium from Savannah River Site"|
SC gets $600 million from federal government over plutonium from Savannah River Site Agreement ends state's battle with United States government over issues related to 9.5 metric tons of plutonium stored at SRS facility. WLTX TV-19 News (Columbia, SC) August 31, 2020 COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina will get $600 million as part of a settlement that for now ends a lengthy and costly battle between the state and the federal government over what to do with plutonium at the Savannah River Site . South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the decision Monday morning, calling it the largest single deal in the history of South Carolina. Under the terms of the of the settlement, the United States will pay South Carolina $600 million immediately, and the Department of Energy (DOE) remains obligated to remove the remaining 9.5 metric tons of plutonium by 2037. The money comes from fines that were agreed upon years ago if the federal government didn't remove the waste by January 1, 2016. … For the entire story, see https://www.wltx.com/article/news/politics/southcarolina-wins-federal-lawsuit-remove-plutonium-from-savannah-river-site-by-2037/101-2728bd82-4a77-47ec-8df2-2c412517c1f1 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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