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NSF Delays Three Projects to Get Better Handle on Costs

Science  07 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5868, pp. 1322-1323
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5868.1322

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Summary

The U.S. National Science Foundation has omitted building funds for three long-running projects on the verge of construction from its 2009 budget request to Congress as part of a new policy aimed at eliminating cost overruns that occur after construction is under way.