September 28, 2007
Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to the Unauthorized Reproduction and Removal of Classified Matter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory
Pursuant to section 234B of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and the Department of Energy's regulations at 10 C.F.R. $5 824.4(a)(3) and 824.7(b), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) hereby issues the enclosed Final Notice of Violation (FNOV) to the University of California. The FNOV finds the university liable for violations of DOE requirements concerning the protection of classified matter during the University of California's tenure as the management and operating contractor at Los Alalnos National Laboratory (LANL). The FNOV assesses a civil penalty against the university of $3,000,000 for these violations.