The organizations and officials -- including
More than 30 million Americans have filed unemployment claims in the past two months. Hundreds of thousands of claims have been filed in
The requested money could, too, speed Environmental Management's nuclear waste cleanup missions and be used to fix ailing infrastructure -- some of which dates back to the Cold War -- at sites across the country. That's a "rare" opportunity, reads the letter, which prominently features the
Similar funding programs, like what was done with the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, have been successful.
At the time, amid a staggering economic downturn nationwide, Environmental Management contractors "hired over 20,000 new workers," putting them "to work to reduce the overall cleanup complex footprint by 688 square miles while strengthening local economies," the Friday letter reads.
Such a leap forward, the coalition believes, is repeatable.
"We are confident that
As of Monday afternoon, 8,942 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, have been logged in
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