Leaders of the Los Alamos Historical Document and Retrieval and Assessment Project reported on progress made on the project to date. Agenda items included the extent to which access to classified documents has been restored, access limitations still in place, and the second draft of the project's historical operations and releases report.
Paul Renard introduced speakers and topics, including limitations set by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) that restrict access to certain types of records. Renard also announced that he has been selected for a new position at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Tom Widner provided details regarding progress made in reviewing documents, access issues and the appeals process, information sources for the public, and the new draft report.
The meeting concluded with comments and questions.
Jennifer McKee, a staff writer from the Albuquerque Journal, interviews Paul Renard and Bob Whitcomb.
Note: Slides introducing the project were presented at the first public meeting. To review this background information, please see the February 23, 1999 meeting summary and slides.