Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board To Hear Presentation On Air Monitoring At LANL

The Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board (NNMCAB) meets 1-5:15 p.m. Sept. 28, in the Ballroom of the Student Union Building at New Mexico Highlands University, 800 National Ave., in Las Vegas.
The NNMCAB is one of eight site-specific advisory boards established to involve local citizens in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) environmental clean-up decision process at its nuclear facilities. Members of the public are encouraged to attend NNMCAB meetings and provide their unique perspective on environmental issues.


At 2:30 p.m., David Rhodes, DOE Environmental Management Los Alamos, will discuss the LANL Follow-on Contract Scope. Presenters from Los Alamos National Laboratory will present information on air monitoring at the Laboratory and in surrounding areas; the presentation will begin at 2:50 p.m. In addition the DOE Carlsbad Field Office will provide an update on the status of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant recovery.


The public is encouraged to attend and will have an opportunity to address the Board during the scheduled public comment period 4:15-4:30 p.m. NNMCAB Liaisons Doug Hintze, Manager, DOE EM-LA, and Katie Roberts, New Mexico Environment Department, will provide updates on current activities.
For more information on the NNMCAB’s mission and activities, visit or contact Executive Director Menice Santistevan at 505.995.0393, or e-mail: