DOE's security troubles

It would be supremely ironic if an illicit transfer of information brought down the U.S. Department of Energy. Yet the prospect looms. Fierce criticism hit the department last week from a group appointed by President Bill Clinton to investigate security lapses. The problem had nothing to do with energy but rather with one of the department's greater concerns-nuclear weapons technology. The incident revived an old question: Why call this agency an energy department? DOE began life on Oct. 1, 1977, for organizational reasons that made sense and for political reasons that did not. It made sense to consolidate energy functions formerly scattered around the federal bureaucrac...

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