Sept. 11, 2001

Laboratory Response to Terrorist Emergency

  • The Laboratory remains open under enhanced security operations.
    • Truck deliveries are being searched before acceptance.
    • Security checks have been moved to the outer perimeter.
    • Security force is at a heightened security level.
    • South Mall area is closed to public access.
  • We have no reason to believe that the Laboratory or its employees have been targeted.

  • The Emergency Management Center has been activated as a precautionary measure, and to coordinate communications and security activities.

  • Non-essential employees may go home and return to work tomorrow, unless otherwise notified.

  • Measures are under way to determine the welfare of Laboratory employees on travel and arrange for their safe return.