LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—The Department of Energy’s Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and its cleanup contractor Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) will host the second of two required semiannual meetings for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Individual Permit on Wednesday, December 16, 5:30-7:15 p.m. The meeting will be conducted virtually.

The Individual Permit authorizes the discharge of storm water from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) sites where historical industrial activities occurred.

Discussion topics for the meeting include:

  • Draft Permit Update
  • 2020 Storm Water Season
  • 2021 Plans for Enhanced Control Structures
  • Biotic Ligand Model and Site-Specific Standards
  • Overview of NMED 401 Certification Process
  • Citizens for Clean Water Update
  • Questions & Answers

Additional information, including how to sign up for the meeting and copies of presentations, is available on the N3B website at https://bit.ly/2VZtjpJ or https://n3b-la.com/individual-permit-public-meeting-december-16-2020/.

N3B manages work performed under the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Individual Permit, in addition to other legacy cleanup activities at LANL, for EM-LA under the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract.

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Todd Nelson (505) 695-4201, todd.nelson@em-la.doe.gov