Colorado Headlines

Efforts To Stop Y2K Bug

Monday December 27, 1999 5:07 PM ET

(JEFFERSON COUNTY) -- Managers at Rocky Flats say an 18-Million-dollar effort should prevent any Y-2-K related problems at the former nuclear weapons plant. The bug could have affected the plant's alarms, computers, radioactivity detectors and electronic equipment that track time. The equipment is essential in the cleanup efforts at the contaminated site near Denver.