Archived News Releases are no longer maintained. Click here for recent News Releases.

Social Media Logos Follow LLNL on YouTube Subscribe to LLNL's RSS feed Follow LLNL on Facebook Follow LLNL on Twitter Follow LLNL on Flickr
  Contact: Steve Wampler
  Phone: (925) 423-3107
  E-mail: wampler1@llnl.gov
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2004
NR-04-09-08

Statement about the federal district court's decision to dismiss BSL-3 facility lawsuit

We are very pleased that the federal district court has determined that the Department of Energy's environmental assessment for the Laboratory's BSL-3 facility was adequate and appropriate. This decision will allow us to proceed with developing advanced biodetection technologies that are important to protect the American people against bioterrorism.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a national security laboratory, with a mission to ensure national security and apply science and technology to the important issues of our time. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.


Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a national security laboratory that develops science and engineering technology and provides innovative solutions to our nation's most important challenges. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.