This seems like a rather nice demonstration as to why nuclear energy is an awful waste of money....
[color=rgb(40,27,33);font-family:'sl-ApresRegular';font-size:15px;]When the government first inked a deal in 1999 to build the so-called MOX facilityâ€”a one-of-a-kind plant designed to turn bomb-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear fuelâ€”contractors estimated construction would cost $1.7 billion. Fifteen years later, lawmakers have already sunk more than twice that into the project, and will need to spend at least another $4 billion to finish the job. All told, the government now expects it would cost more than $30 billion to build and operate the plant during its 20-year lifespanâ€”despite mounting concerns the project will fail.[/color]
Obama Energy department trying to stop the financial bleeding, South Carolina lawsuit to keep the federal dollars flowing. Cue outrage in 3...2...wait, what?