Department of Defense orders GE plant in Evendale to stop work

EVENDALE, OH (FOX19) - The Department of Defense has issued a stop work order at the GE Evendale Plant, Thursday.

The Department is calling the work on the alternate engine for the F-35 fighter jet "a waste of money."

The Obama administration did not include funding for it in the 2012 budget.

A GE spokesman says the company will continue to self-fund the project.

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