Archive: ffrdc

More Troubles at Los Alamos

The management of Los Alamos National Laboratory is being questioned again. See the story in today's Washington Post by my colleague Dana Hedgpeth. The lab, one of the largest science centers in the world, came under fire not long ago for lax security after investigators discovered more than 1,000...


By Robert O'Harrow | October 30, 2007; 06:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

Secrets And Fines

Remember the story last summer about the $3 million fine recommended by the Department of Energy against the University of California, the contractor that ran Los Alamos? The proposed fine followed the discovery by investigators of more than 1,000 pages of classified documents and "several computer storage devices in...


By Robert O'Harrow | September 28, 2007; 01:15 PM ET | Comments (9)

Nukes, Documents and FFRDCs

The elements of the story were irresistable. A top secret nuclear weapons lab. A drug investigation. And classified documents discovered in a trailer, after police responded to a domestic disturbance. It was all there in articles last week about a security breach at Los Alamos National Laboratory. On Friday,...


By Robert O'Harrow | July 17, 2007; 06:13 AM ET | Comments (0)


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