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The Line: Companies Bid For LANL Contract

1995 aerial TA-3 south to north

1995 aerial TA-3 south to north

May 18, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Energy is considering bids to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Some of the top contenders don’t have a good record of managing safety at the lab. Can New Mexicans trust that the new management team will overcome past challenges? Gene Grant and the Line opinion panel discuss the latest news about LANL.

Further Reading:

Top bidders to run Los Alamos National Laboratory have checkered safety records – Santa Fe New Mexican

Feds split ‘pit’ work between LANL and S.C. – Albuquerque Journal

Line Panelists:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Sophie Martin, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator

The Past & Future of Nuclear Weapons Management

NMiF: Ambassador Robinson

August 4, 2017 – Ambassador C. Paul Robinson was in town recently to share his insights on how nuclear negotiations over 25 years ago could inform people today. Ambassador Robinson worked at both Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories during his career. He also leads talks on nuclear testing between the United States and the Soviet Union. He sat down with producer Sarah Gustavus while visiting Albuquerque to speak at a public lecture sponsored by the Albuquerque International Association.

Guest:
Ambassador C. Paul Robinson, former head of U.S./USSR Nuclear Testing Talks, former president of Sandia National Labs