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Audit Report: WR-B-00-03

January 18, 2000

Outsourcing Opportunities at the Los Alamos National Laboratory

In 1994, the Department of Energy (Department) developed an approach that required its management and operating contractors to identify and evaluate all of their services to determine whether they could be obtained at a lower cost from an outside entity. The Department also recognized, however, that the unique nature of the work performed at national laboratories, such as Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos), would preclude some services from outsourcing consideration.