NM Energy Department Cites Los Alamos Labs

LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY IS BEING CITED BY THE ENERGY DEPT’S INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR MISMANAGING ITS STORES OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS THAT LAB RESEARCHERS USE DRUGS … LIKE FENTANYL, COCAINE AND METH … IN THEIR WORK TO HELP LAW ENFORCEMENT TARGET TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS.

THE INSPECTOR GENERALS REPORT SAYS THAT IN ONE INSTANCE, THREE AND-A-HALF GRAMS OF FENTANYL WAS UNACCOUNTED FOR…AND THAT AMOUNT OF FENTANYL HAS THE POTENTIAL OF CAUSING MORE THAN 17-HUNDRED DEATHS. THE REPORT DOES NOT ALLEGE THAT ANYTHING ILLEGAL OR UNETHICAL TOOK PLACE.

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