GAO Dismisses Protest on Pantex Security Contract

Published 02/27 2014 05:31PM

Updated 02/27 2014 05:32PM

AMARILLO -- The Government Accountability Office is dismissing a protest filed by Nuclear Production partners.

The company filed the protest in response to the NNSA's decision to give the security contract at Pantex and at the Y-12 National Security Complex to another company.

Nuclear Production Partners is the parent company of Babcock and Wilcox. The company that currently provides security at the plants.

B & W says it's disappointed with the decision and says it will continue to evaluate its options.

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