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    1. GAO Report to the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member, Subcommittee on Energy and water Development, Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives Nuclear Waste July 2005.
    2. A more recent report by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviewed the Department of Energy's cost reduction target for nuclear clean-up.
    3. The GAO report stated that the Department of Energy is still expecting significant cost reductions of the initial target of 50 billion USD.
    4. The GAO report identified that as at March 2005 the Department of Energy was on track or ahead of schedule for many of the 16 clean-up activities it measures and behind schedule for three challenging and costly activities.