u.s. department of energy http://wkms.org en Energy Department Contractor and USEC Settle http://wkms.org/post/energy-department-contractor-and-usec-settle <p>The federal government and Department of Energy contractor Bechtel Jacobs have reached a 230-thousand-dollar settlement over allegations the company improperly disposed of radioactive waste from the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The settlement was unsealed yesterday in U-S District Court in Paducah.&nbsp; It does not require Bechtel Jacobs to admit fault and clears the company of liability related to improper disposals from 1998 through 2004.&nbsp; The settlement ends a 10-year legal battle started by two former plant employees on behalf of the federal government.<br>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:36:47 +0000 Todd Hatton 21239 at http://wkms.org Energy Department Contractor and USEC Settle