ATOM LAB PROBE EXPANDS The University of California's management of Los Alamos National Laboratory is already under heavy scrutiny after a string of embarrassing revelations about fraud and ho-hum security at the Lab. Now, the House Energy Committee -- one of several panels looking into the Los Alamos mess -- has asked Congressional investigators to examine the university's supervision of the Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley Labs, as well.Such an expansion was "not unexpected," a university spokesperson told the Los Angeles Times. But it can't be considered a welcome development, either.THERE'S MORE: In today's San Francisco Chronicle, former Los Alamos investigator Glenn Walp says that the university is still covering up financial shenanigans at the Lab.
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