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DOE Softens Bite of Tighter Security Rules at Labs

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Science  06 Oct 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5489, pp. 22-23
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5489.22

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An increasingly public backlash by scientists angry about recent security crackdowns at Department of Energy (DOE) labs is having an effect. DOE is preparing to streamline some rules and is rolling out an array of initiatives it hopes will boost the spirits of government scientists oppressed by burdensome and confusing regulations.