Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Plans for Security Changes at Labs in the Works.

Byline: Jennifer McKee Journal Staff Writer

UC Gives Up Some Responsibilities

University of California officials said Friday they're already planning security and management changes required in a new contract to run the nation's two nuclear weapons labs for the Department of Energy.

"All of this is on a timetable that begins now and culminates very soon," said C. Judson King, University of California provost and senior vice president.

The new contract, signed Thursday and explained during a telephone news conference Friday morning, takes some responsibilities away from the university even as it extends the contract another three years and provides for increased funding. …

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