NMED To Host Jan. 9 Public Engagement Meeting On LANL Consent Order

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The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) is pleased to announce the next quarterly public engagement meeting to discuss issues related to scientific monitoring and environmental oversight of Los Alamos National Laboratory. 

The meeting will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 9, 2020, at the University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus, 4000 University Drive, Building 6, Room 631. The primary topic of the meeting is the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Order on Consent (Consent Order) signed by the United States Department of Energy and NMED in 2016. 

“The Los Alamos community asked for this discussion on the Los Alamos National Laboratory Consent Order and we listened,” said NMED Cabinet Secretary James Kenney. “Collaborating with stakeholders is essential to protecting public health and the environment.” 

Anyone needing interpretation or assistance at the January 9 meeting should contact Neelam Dhawan at (505) 476-6042 or via email at Neelam.Dhawan@state.nm.us.