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GAO Slams DOE's Contractor Oversight At Nuke Waste Site

Law360 (April 25, 2018, 7:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office reported Tuesday that chronic problems at a nuclear waste processing facility under construction in Washington state continue to plague the site years after they were first uncovered and criticized the Department of Energy's handling of a contractor in charge of overseeing quality assurance programs there. 

The government's watchdog said in a new report that proposed corrections at the $17 billion Hanford vitrification plant have not been fully implemented, while those in place have still not prevented certain quality assurance problems. ...
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