New Mexico Environment Department To Hold Community Meeting July 8 At Fuller Lodge

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NMED News:

The New Mexico Environment Department is has announced the first of its new quarterly public engagement meetings to discuss issues related to the scientific monitoring and regulation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The first meeting is 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 8 in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave. The primary topic of the meeting is the mission and work of the Environment Department’s Department of Energy Oversight Bureau, as well as a discussion on a proposed move of the Bureau’s Los Alamos Field Office.

“We have heard from employees, community members and stakeholders on this proposed move and look forward to continuing this dialogue on July 8,” Environment Department Secretary James Kenney said. “Through state procurement processes, we are actively working toward finding a location in Los Alamos County for our staff that allows us to accomplish our mission.”

Subsequent meetings will cover other topics of interest to the community.

Anyone needing interpretation or assistance at the July 8 meeting should contact Department of Energy Oversight Bureau Chief Susan A. Lucas Kamat at 505.383.2074 or