November 20, 2000

Inspection of Selected Aspects of the Department of Energy’s Classified Document Transmittal Process

In view of recent concerns regarding the security of Department of Energy (DOE) classified information, including nuclear weapons information, we initiated an inspection to determine whether officials of the Department and its contractors, including officials of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and its contractors, followed the Department’s policies and procedures when transmitting classified documents to entities outside the Department.