Nuclear Watch New Mexico’s compilation of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s FY 2014 budget request which in real terms includes a 16.7% increase for nuclear weapons programs over FY 2013 sequester levels, while funding for non-proliferation efforts is cut. Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, at an April 24, 2013, Senate hearing, said: “The nonproliferation program has become the payer for the nuclear weapons program.”
View/download FY 2014 Budget Highlights and NWNM’s Recommendations
NWNM’s budget breakdown charts for
DOE spends 10 times more on military nuclear activities than for energy conservation. See Robert Alvarez’s Breakdown of the DOE’s FY 2014 Budget Request
Don Hancock of the Southwest Research and Information Center has produced a tabulation by DOE Environmental Management of FY 2013 and 2014 funding levels showing the effects of sequestration in FY 2013. See here.