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March 10th, 2007
Your Tax Dollars at Work: Buckytubes and RedOwls
p. 303. $2 million for "Electronic Type-specific Buckytubes for Next Generation Defense Electronics."
Explanation: Then-House Majority Whip Roy Blunt, R-Mo., obtained this for Carbon Nanotechnologies Inc. and Brewer Science (both of Springfield, Mo.) for work to be done on failure-resistant electronics at Missouri State University's Roy Blunt Jordan Valley Innovation Center. The Washington lobbying firm of Fabiani and Co. represents Brewer Science.
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