DOE Consolidates Management Of 2 Nuclear Weapons Sites

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 6:07 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration said Tuesday it had selected a group led by engineering firm Bechtel Corp. and defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. to manage two nuclear weapons facilities in Tennessee and Texas, a move it said would save taxpayers more than $3 billion.

The contract awarded to joint venture Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC  allows Bechtel, Lockheed Martin and other partner defense companies to consolidate management and operation responsibilities of the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and the...
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