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POGO Compilation: Over 50 Reports, Hearings, Testimonies and Commissions in the Past Five Years Concluding that DOE has Serious Security Problems

January 22, 2002 

 

1. "Department of Energy: Fundamental Reassessment Needed to Address Major Mission, Structure, and Accountability Problems," General Accounting Office, December 21, 2001.

2. "Management Challenges at the Department of Energy," DOE Inspector General, December 2001.

3. "Inspection of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Protective Force and Special Response Team," DOE Inspector General, December 2001 (Classified).

4. "U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex: Security At Risk," POGO Report, October 2001.

5. "The Department's Unclassified Cyber Security Program," DOE Inspector General, August 2001.

6. "Control of Classified Matter at Paducah," DOE Inspector General, July 2001.

7. "Government at the Brink: Volume II, An Agency by Agency Examination of Federal Government Management Problems Facing the Bush Administration," Chairman Senator Fred Thompson, Committee on Governmental Affairs, June, 2001.

8. "Department of Energy: Views on the Progress of the National Nuclear Security Administration in Implementing Title 32," General Accounting Office, April 2001.

9. "Information Security: Safeguarding of Data in Excessed Department of Energy Computers," General Accounting Office, March 2001.

10. "Eleventh Annual Report to Congress," Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, February 2001.

11. "High Risk Series: An Update," General Accounting Office, January 1, 2001.

12. "Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Energy," General Accounting Office, January 2001.

13. "Management Challenges at the Department of Energy," DOE Inspector General, November 2000.

14. "Inspection of Selected Aspects of the Department of Energy's Classified Document Transmittal Process," DOE Inspector General, November 2000.

15. "Security Incident at Technical Area 18, Los Alamos National Laboratory," DOE Inspector General, November 2000.

16. "Establishing the National Nuclear Security Administration: A Year of Obstacles and Opportunities," Special Oversight Panel on Department of Energy Reorganization, House Committee on Armed Services, October 13, 2000.

17. "Summary Report on Allegations Concerning the Department of Energy Site Safeguards and Security Planning Process," DOE Inspector General, September 2000.

18. "Weaknesses in Classified Information Security Controls at DOE'S Nuclear Weapon Laboratories," Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, July 11, 2000.

19. "Computer Insecurities at DOE Headquarters: DOE's Failure to Get Its Own Cyber House in Order," Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, June 13, 2000.

20. "Information Security: Vulnerabilities in DOE's Systems for Unclassified Civilian Research," General Accounting Office, June 9,2000.

21. "Department of Energy: National Security Controls Over Contractors Traveling to Foreign Countries Need Strengthening," General Accounting Office, June 2000.

22. "Inspection of Surplus Computer Equipment Management at the Savannah River Site," DOE Inspector General, June 2000.

23. "Whistleblowers at Department of Energy Facilities: Is There Really 'Zero Tolerance' for Contractor Retaliation?" Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, May 23, 2000.

24. "Summary Report on Inspection of Allegations Relating to the Albuquerque Operations Office Security Survey Process and the Security Operations’ Self-Assessments at Los Alamos National Laboratory," DOE Inspector General, May 2000.

25. "Legislation to Improve Safety and Security in the Department of Energy," Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, March 22, 2000.

26. "Department of Energy: Views on Proposed Civil Penalties, Security Oversight, and External Safety Regulation Legislation," General Accounting Office, Statement of Gary L. Jones, Associate Director, Energy, Resources, and Science Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, March 22, 2000.

27. "Safety Security Oversight of the New National Nuclear Security Administration," Joint Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce Subcommittees on Energy & Power and Oversight & Investigations, March 14, 2000.

28. "Status of the National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy," Hearing before the Special Oversight Panel on Department of Energy Reorganization, House Armed Services Committee, March 2, 2000.

29. "Department of Energy: Views on DOE's Plan to Establish the National Nuclear Security Administration," General Accounting Office, Statement of Gary L. Jones, Associate Director, Energy, Resources, and Science Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, March 2, 2000.

30. "Nuclear Security: Security Issues at DOE and Its Newly Created National Nuclear Security Administration," General Accounting Office, March 2000.

31. "Inspection of the Department of Energy's Export License Process for Foreign National Visits and Assignments," DOE Inspector General, March 2000.

32. "Unclassified Computer Network Security at Selected Field Sites," DOE Inspector General, February 2000.

33. "Nuclear Security: Improvements Needed in DOE's Safeguards and Security Oversight," General Accounting Office, February 2000.

34. "Draft Statement of Facts, Nuclear Security: Improvements Needed in DOE's Safeguards and Security Oversight," General Accounting Office, December 14, 1999.

35. "An Inspection of the Sale of a Paragon Supercomputer by Sandia National Laboratories," DOE Inspector General, December 1999.

36. "The State of Security at the Department of Energy's Nuclear Weapon Laboratories," Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, October 26, 1999.

37. "Results of Security Inspections at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory," Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, July 20, 1999.

38. "Restructuring the Department of Energy," Joint Hearing of the House Committees on Commerce Subcommittee on Energy & Power and the Science Subcommittee on Energy & Environment, 106th Congress, July 13, 1999.

39. "Department of Energy: Need to Address Longstanding Management Weaknesses," General Accounting Office, Statement of Victor S. Rezendes, Director, Energy, Resources, and Science Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, July 13,1999.

40. "Retaliation at the Departments of Defense and Energy: Do Advocates of Tighter Security for U.S. Technology Face Intimidation?" Hearing before the House Committee on Government Reform, June 24, 1999.

41. "Science at its Best, Security at its Worst: A Report on Security Problems at the U.S. Department of Energy," A Special Investigative Panel, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, June 1999 (Rudman Report).

42. "The Rudman Report: Science at its Best, Security at its Worst," Hearing before the House Committee on Commerce, June 22, 1999.

43. "Cox Committee Report" aka "U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's Republic of China," House Select Committee; Rep. Christopher Cox, Chairman, May 25, 1999 (Classified).

44. "Security at the Department of Energy's Laboratories: The Perspective of the General Accounting Office," House Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, April 20, 1999.

45. "Key Factors Underlying Security Problems at DOE Facilities," General Accounting Office, Statement of Victor S. Rezendes, Director Energy, Resources, and Science Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, April 20, 1999.

46. "Internal Report to the Secretary: Special Security Review," Roger Hagengruber Report, January 21, 1999 (Classified).

47. "Balancing Scientific Openness & National Security Controls at the Nation's Nuclear Weapons Laboratories," Committee on Balancing Scientific Openness & National Security, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, 1999.

48. "Admiral Jeremiah report aka "Intelligence community damage assessment of China's acquisition of U. S. nuclear weapons information" Report of the panel chaired by Admiral David Jeremiah.

49. Hearing of the Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's Republic of China, House of Representatives, October 14, 1998.

50. "DOE Needs To Improve Controls Over Foreign Visitors To Its Weapons Laboratories," General Accounting Office, Statement of Keith O. Fultz, Assistant Comptroller General, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, October 14, 1998.

51. Hearing of the House Committee on National Security Subcommittee on Military Procurement, October 6, 1998.

52. "Department of Energy: Problems in DOE’s Foreign Visitors Program Persists," General Accounting Office, Statement of Keith O. Fultz, Assistant Comptroller General, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, October 6, 1998.

53."Assessment Report: Department of Energy Nuclear Weapons-Related Security Oversight Process," U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff, March 1998.

54. "DOE Needs to Improve Controls Over Foreign Visitors to Weapons Laboratories," General Accounting Office, September 1997.

55. "The Organization and Management of the Nuclear Weapons Program," Paul Richanbach, Institute for Defense Analyses, March 1997.

56. Report to the President on the "Status of Safeguards and Security for 1996," Office of Safeguards and Security, Office of Security Affairs, Department of Energy, January 1997.

 


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