Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:15 am (Updated: September 7, 12:31 am)
Perception that the Y-12 National Security Complex was impenetrable turned out to be just that — perception.
Three protesters, one of whom was an 82-year-old woman, debunked the notion on July 28 when they made their way through the plant’s vaunted security and gained access to the area surrounding the Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility.
“It’s always been thought to be pretty much impenetrable,” Oak Ridge City Councilwoman Ellen Smith said. “This reduces people’s confidence in the security situation out there.”
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