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Table 1: Overview of the Principal Sites in the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex and Their Operating Contractors
Compiled by the Los Alamos Study Group, December 15, 2005; see notes for details
Notes to Table 1:
 Mid-fiscal year (FY) 2005 estimates for total National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) activities at the sites and adjacent site offices, from Department of Energy (DOE) FY2006 Congressional Budget Request, Vol. 1 NNSA, February 2005, http://www.mbe.doe.gov/budget/06budget/Start.htm. Total site expenditures at some sites, specially at the three labs, are significantly greater than NNSA funding alone. Figures include contract funds expended at other locations; this is especially important for the two NNSA administrative sites.
 Projected figures for FY 2006. (DOE, op. cit.) These figures do not include all the subcontractors, or the federal employees at KCP, LLNL, LANL, NTS, Pantex, SNL, SRS, or Y-12.
 The bracketed figure are the approximate ranks of these contractors in terms of overall defense procurement (DoD + DOE), omitting clandestine contracts.
 Heaster, Randolph, “Panel backs Honeywell plant closure, consolidation plan would shut KC facility,” The Kansas City Star(MO), 19 July, 2005.
 DOE Press Release, “Energy Department Awards Contract to the University of California to Manage and Operate Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,” 19 April 2005, http://www.doe.gov/engine/content.do?PUBLIC_ID=17783&BT_CODE=PR_PRESSRELEASES&TT_CODE=PRESSRELEASE.
 Lenderman, Andy, “Fairness Key in Choosing New LANL Management,” The Santa Fe New Mexican, 2 October 2005.
 Bechtel Nevada Corporation is composed of Bechtel Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Johnson Controls Worldwide Services.
 Sandia National Laboratory also has facilities in Livermore, California (400 acres), Kauai, Hawaii (120 acres) and Tonopah, Nevada (600 sq. miles).
 Lockheed Martin is also in partnership with British Nuclear Fuels Ltd., and SERCO, forming the Atomic Weapons Establishment Management, Ltd. (AWEML), which manages nuclear weapons sites in the United Kingdom.
 NNSA Press Release, “NNSA to extend contract for operation of Sandia National Laboratories,” 9 December 2004, http://www.nnsa.doe.gov/docs/newsreleases/2004/PR_NA-04-32_Sandia_Contract_%2812-9%29.htm
 Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), LLC is a consortium of four partner firms: Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Bechtel Savannah River Company, Inc., BNFL Savannah River Corporation, and BWXT Savannah River Company.
 Gelinas, Josh, “Volunteers eliminate need for SRS layoffs,” The August Chronicle, 26 October 2005.
 Munger, Frank, “Negotiations to begin with BWXT for new Y-12 contract - Announcement sign that extension has been approved in D.C.” The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 2 June, 2005.
 Total NNSA federal employment, includes 204 persons in naval reactors, 100 in environmental projects, 575 in secure transportation, and 1,857 in all other programs.