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Changes at Brookhaven Shock National Lab System

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Science  09 May 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5314, pp. 890
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5314.890

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Last week, Energy Secretary Federico Peña went to Brookhaven National Laboratory, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. But his visit was far from a festive occasion for lab officials, who were excoriated for their "unacceptable and inexcusable" behavior in dealing with a series of toxic spills and leaks. Peña also announced that he was ending the contract with the lab's operator, Associated Universities Inc.