In northern N.M., Los Alamos faces an uncertain future

In northern N.M., Los Alamos faces an uncertain future

Possible change in nuke lab contract could affect taxes, jobs and economic security
The $2 billion contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M., the federal government’s premier nuclear-weapons laboratory, will be up for grabs after 2017. Los Alamos – long bankrolled partly by millions of dollars in tax revenue from operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory – may now have to prepare for more slender coffers as officials weigh the lab’s future.

In northern N.M., Los Alamos faces an uncertain future

The $2 billion contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M., the federal government’s premier nuclear-weapons laboratory, will be up for grabs after 2017. Los Alamos – long bankrolled partly by millions of dollars in tax revenue from operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory – may now have to prepare for more slender coffers as officials weigh the lab’s future.
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