GAO Says Proposed Russian Uranium Sale Should be Reviewed

By Thomas Duffy / January 2, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The General Accounting Office is recommending the federal government review a proposed sale of Russian low enriched uranium to a private U.S. company to judge its effect on national security and the U.S. commercial nuclear fuel industry. GAO made its recommendation in a report sent to Rep. Thomas Bliley (R-VA), the chairman of the House Commerce Committee. The report is dated Dec. 15, 2000, but was publicly released today. Between June 1995 and October 2000, USEC, Inc. paid Russia about...

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