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  • Lethal and Leaking

    In Hanford, WA millions of gallons of nuclear waste have been stored underground. The Department of Energy has been working to clean up the site since the early 1990s. However due to engineering miscalculations, the development of a treatment plant is behind schedule. Errors such as defective equipment and other mistakes that risk the safety of the plant have forced the price of the clean up to triple.
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    Plain Dealer (Cleveland) investigates excessive cost increases and construction delays at The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's tropical rainforest exhibit; finds project's architect paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for work never performed, January - May 1990.
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    WSYR Radio (Syracuse) looks at a major construction project originally envisioned as a jewel of that city's urban renewal program; development was delayed by lags in financing and land acquisition; the contractor for this project is the one responsible for $50 million project in Florida that is also marred by serious construction delays, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 1983.
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    St. Paul Pioneer Press examines the Metropolitan Waste Control Commission; finds pollution control equipment doesn't work, construction delays and overruns cost millions of dollars, consulting contracts go to friends, May 1983.