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April 23, 2013
PSH-13-0007 - In the Matter of Personnel Security

On April 23, 2013, a Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which he determined that an individual’s access authorization should not be restored. In reaching this determination, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had not resolved security concerns under Criteria H, J and L associated with a Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) diagnosis by a DOE-Contractor Psychologist, a determination that the Individual used alcohol habitually to excess, and a history of financial irresponsibility including a failure to file federal tax returns for the years 2010 and 2011.

April 19, 2013
PSH-13-0006 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing

DOE should not grant an individual access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited the individual’s history of criminal conduct, financial problems, and past use of alcohol habitually to excess. The LSO also cited the report of a DOE Psychologist, in which he identified the individual’s lack of control over his spending and use of alcohol as a mental condition that causes a significant defect in his judgment and reliability.

April 17, 2013
PSH-12-0143 - In the Matter of Personnel Security

On April 17, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not restore an individual’s access authorization. As security concerns under Criteria H, J, and L of 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited a DOE Psychiatrist’s diagnosis of Alcohol Abuse and Major Depression, a history of binge alcohol drinking, and two alcohol-related arrests.

April 16, 2013
PSH-12-0145 - In the matter of Personnel Security Hearing

On April 16, 2013, a Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which he determined that an individual’s access authorization should be restored. In reaching this determination, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had resolved security concerns under Criteria H and J associated with a July 2012 Driving While Intoxicated arrest and a Alcohol Abuse diagnosis by a DOE-Contractor Psychologist.

April 2, 2013
PSH-12-0134 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing

On April 2, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual’s security clearance should not be restored. A Local Security Office suspended the individual’s security clearance because the individual demonstrated financial irresponsibility through his two bankruptcies within ten years, his current debts, and his inability or unwillingness to live within his means. His behavior raised security concerns under Criterion L.

April 1, 2013
PSH-12-0130 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing

On April 1, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not grant an individual access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited the individual’s 2001 indictment for violation of a federal criminal statute governing conduct of federal employees, and security infractions that she committed in 2010 and 2011, while in her current position, when she brought a cell phone into a Controlled Access Area.

March 29, 2013
PSH-12-0139 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing

On March 30, 2013, a Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which he determined that an individual’s access authorization should not be restored.

March 22, 2013
PSH-12-0142 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing

On March 22, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual’s security clearance should not be restored. A Local Security Office conducted a Personnel Security Interview of the individual to address concerns about his pattern of criminal conduct. The individual’s behavior raised security concerns under Criterion L.

March 18, 2013
PSH-12-0125 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing

On March 18, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that an individual’s DOE access authorization should not be restored. The Individual had a history of three arrests, two of which was alcohol-related. A DOE Psychologist found that the individual has the tendency to minimize his responsibility and misrepresent facts when they could reflect badly on him.” The Hearing Officer found that the Individual had mitigated any of those security concerns arising from the DOE Psychologist’s finding.

March 8, 2013
PSH-13-0002 - In the Matter of Personnel Security

On March 8, 2013, a Hearing Officer determined that an individual’s security clearance should not be restored. In reaching this determination, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had not successfully addressed the DOE’s security concerns regarding his failure to file state and federal income tax returns.