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PNNL Contract Proposal Drawing Criticism

RICHLAND, Wash.- Federal leaders are at odds over a complicated new plan that would affect jobs at Pacific Northwest National Lab.

Congressman Doc Hastings (R) says the proposal would mean about 400 less jobs at the lab.

The Energy Department has about 45 days to make a final decision on the plan that denies the labs operator from using unused lab space for private work.

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