Sunday, December 20, 2009

Cost Overruns at Lawrence Livermore National Lab

According to an internal US Department of Energy study, Managers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory shifted costs to understate total spending on the controversial National Ignition Facility mega-laser, The previously secret document, leaked to Trivalley CAREs, a nuclear watchdog group in Livermore CA, pegs the current hidden costs of NIF at $80 million dollars annually.

My news story is in the NBCE Audio.

Read the Report here. (.pdf file)