LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — A hybrid community meeting on monitoring storm water runoff from sites potentially contaminated from historical operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. MT. The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about the subject matter and participate in the question and comment session.

The meeting will be hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and legacy environmental cleanup contractor N3B.

The in-person component of the meeting will be held at Cottonwood on the Greens in Los Alamos. The virtual component will be conducted via Webex.

Discussion topics for the meeting include:

  • A synopsis of work conducted in fiscal year 2022 to monitor storm water runoff from sites associated with historical LANL operations
  • An overview of the new permit that regulates storm water runoff from such sites, known as the Individual Permit for Storm Water at Los Alamos National Laboratory, issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
  • An update from Northern New Mexico community-based coalition Communities for Clean Water
  • Public Comments and Questions

Additional details related to the meeting, including login information and copies of the presentations and agenda, will be available on N3B’s website at https://n3b-la.com/individual-permit-public-meeting-november-9-2022/.

N3B and critical subcontractor Tech2 Solutions conduct work performed under the Individual Permit, in addition to other activities, to address environmental impacts from LANL’s historical operations.