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Table 6-2. DOE Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Programs, 1989-96

Millions of 1996 dollars

Year Obligation
1989 1,909.4a
1990 2,318.3
1991 3,490.4
1992 3,957.8
1993 5,094.5
1994b 5,330.8
1995 5,142.7
1996 5,735.0
Total 32,978.9

Source

: U.S. Congressional Budget Office,

Cleaning Up the Department of Energy's Nuclear Weapons Complex,

p. 7 (for 1989): Office of Management and Budget,

Budget of the United States Government

(fiscal 1992-98, inclusive, for 1990-96).

a

Congressional appropriation.

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b

Figures for fiscal 1994-96 exclude the uranium enrichment decontamination and decommissioning program.

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