May 7, 2004

Statement on Secretary Abraham's Security Initiatives for the Department of Energy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory wholeheartedly supports the initiatives announced today by Secretary Spencer Abraham. We share the Secretary's commitment to enhanced security and to ensuring a safe laboratory. Over the past year, we have continually sought ways to improve our security posture and to apply the best industry practices. We look forward to working closely with the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration to implement the Secretary's plans.

For more information on the secretary's initiatives, see the DOE Website at

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.