Since June 2006, Los Alamos National Security, LLC, has operated the Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Los Alamos incurred and claimed costs of $1.8 billion in Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 and $1.9 billion in FY 2009.
OIG identified approximately $2 million in questioned and unresolved costs claimed by Los Alamos during FYs 2008 and 2009. The majority of these costs concerned labor charges that Los Alamos’ Internal Audit found either did not benefit NNSA or did not comply with the contract’s allowable cost provisions. OIG also identified more than $437 million in subcontract costs that were unresolved pending audit or review by Internal Audit.Read the full report