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Sunday, September 26, 2004

NSF Budget Request to Congress, FY 2005  


Ever wonder how much the icebreakers cost The Program in '04? ($6.7 million) Or the cost of transporting cargo and PAX? ($23.10 million) Or hiring the ANG? ($68.07 million) Or are you looking for classic quotes of omission?:

"...OPP and Raytheon continue to invest in methods to reduce injuries through, for example, safety training and awareness programs," which is of course translated on the ground into safety meetings on heatstroke when it's -80F outside, watching safety videos that remind us not to store pressurized gases at below -20F, and not going to the doc for fear your Sup will get in trouble.

If any of this interests you, you may want to check out NSF's 2005 Congressional Budget Request (.pdf 200+k).

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