December 18, 1996
Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to an Unauthorized Facility Modification at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (EA-96-07)
This refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding two issues involving modifications associated with or affecting [a facility] at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). These two issues included an unauthorized modification of [radiation] monitors in the TSFF and a sump modification in the basement of [a building], which contains some [facility] safety features. On July 16-17, 1996, the DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation conducted an on-site review of these matters, the report of which was provided to you on September 19, 1996.