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Disarmament Diplomacy

Issue No. 40, September - October 1999

Security Review of US Nuclear Laboratories

"Energy Secretary Richardson Releases Results Of Independent Security Reviews at National Labs", US Energy Department Press Release R-99-253, September 20, 1999.

"The first independent security reviews conducted as part of sweeping safeguards and security reforms ordered by Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Bill Richardson have been completed at three Energy Department nuclear weapons laboratories - Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL).

"Our reforms are beginning to work", Richardson said, "and people are getting the message that we're serious about protecting our nation's secrets."

Details of the Review are available from the DOE's website: http://www.doe-md.com/

© 1999 The Acronym Institute.

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