DOE/NNSA Announces Public Meetings For Los Alamos National Lab Sitewide Environmental Impact Statement


The National Nuclear Security Administration will conduct two online public scoping meetings in September to provide information about and receive public input on the scope and alternatives that should be considered in the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for Continued Operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

NNSA identified and assessed alternatives for continued operation of LANL: (1) No-Action Alternative: Continue Current Operations, (2) Modernizing Current Operations Alternative, (3) Expanded Operations Alternative, and (4) Other Potential Reasonable Alternatives.

For more information, see NNSA Reading Room.

Public Scoping Meeting information:

NNSA will be hosting two internet-based (with telephone access), virtual scoping meetings in place of in-person meetings.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Online Public Meeting: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. MDT
Access by Internet:
Access by Telephone: (719) 359-4580
Webinar ID: 854 9276 5831

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Online Public Meeting: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. MDT
Access by Internet at:
Access by Telephone: (719) 359-4580
Webinar ID: 897 9221 6008

Public Comment Opportunities

The public scoping period continues until October 3, 2022. NNSA will accept public participation in written and oral form, and comments concerning the scope of the SWEIS will be given equal weight regardless of method of delivery. Written comments will be considered if received or postmarked by the end of the Comment Period.  Comments received or postmarked after the Comment Period will be considered to the extent practicable. 

Written comments on the scope of the SWEIS or requests for information related to the SWEIS should be sent:

via postal mail to:


3747 W. Jemez Road

Los Alamos, NM 87544

via email:

Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comment, please be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information—might be made publicly available.  If you wish for NNSA to withhold your name and/or other personally identifiable information, please state this prominently at the beginning of your comment.  You may submit comments anonymously.