APNewsBreak: Senator questions why agency pays contractor legal fees in whistleblower cases

  • by: NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 3, 2014 - 4:45 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. — Private contractors for the U.S. Department of Energy have spent at least $3.5 million in legal expenses to battle two critics of a massive construction project at the nation's most polluted nuclear site, according to a letter obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.

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