Saturday, October 01, 2005
By ANDY LENDERMAN | The New Mexican
October 1, 2005
Los Alamos National Laboratory has created a nine-member council that will manage all the lab's hiring and have the power to approve or reject hiring by all its divisions.
Director Robert Kuckuck said in a memo to employees Wednesday that the action was being taken because of tight budget projections for the federal Department of Energy and a pending change in who will manage the lab.
The deal is, that flunky won't have to say the word "UC." He will say, "The Bechtel Team won!" And the Congressman, 'umble as 'e is, will be satisfied.