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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

More on LANL contract loss

Physics Today on LANL contract loss


In 2006 Los Alamos National Security LLC—a consortium of the University of California, Bechtel Corp, Babcock & Wilcox Co, URS Corp, and AECOM—took over management of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). On 17 December, in an email sent to LANL employees, lab director Charles McMillan revealed that the consortium's $2.2 billion contract would not be automatically extended or renewed after 2017 by the National Nuclear Security Administration, which oversees the contract. The consortium took over operations after several years of problematic management and has shown improved management in its recent yearly reviews, but not at a level that earned it an automatic renewal. LANL has had a number of public embarrassments this year, including a radiation leak at its main waste storage facility.


http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/news/news-picks/nnsa-to-open-up-los-alamos-contract-for-bids-in-2017-a-news-pick-post

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

DOE/NNSA have finally admitted that their little experiment of putting Livermore in charge of LANL has been a complete failure. A predictable outcome to all but the dunderheads in DOE/NNSA.

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