NASA may be overreaching in its more than $200 million cleanup plans for the Santa Susana Field Laboratory 30 mi. northwest of Los Angeles, which for decades was used by the Department of Energy, the U.S. Air Force and the space agency for nuclear energy research and rocket testing, according to NASA Inspector General Paul Martin. The cleanup is projected to drive NASA’s otherwise little-noticed Environmental Compliance and Restoration budget line from $45 million in 2012 to $75.5 ...
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