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 first of two required 2021 biannual meetings for the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Individual Permit on Wednesday, June 16, from 2-4 p.m. The meeting will be conducted virtually.

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

Discussion topics for the meeting include:

  • Draft Permit Update and Monitoring Plan Overview
  • Communities for Clean Water Update
  • Proposed Site-Specific Water Quality Criteria for Copper
  • 2021 Plans for Enhanced Controls
  • Questions & Answers

Additional information, including how to sign up for the meeting and copies of presentations, will be available on the N3B website at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting at https://n3b-la.com/individual-permit-public-meeting-june-16-2021/.

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.

For questions, please contact Kate Keenan at (505) 695-3046.