July 26th 8 am to 1 pm
Community Water Forum the Buckman Projects & LANL”
Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 Marcy Street, Santa Fe.
The Forum will address public concerns about the Buckman wells and Direct Diversion Project, which provide drinking water for 80,000 people. International and local experts will address public concerns with informed presentations. The Buckman Projects are located three miles downstream from where Los Alamos Canyon flows into the Rio Grande carrying pollutants from the many dumps at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Contact: Anna Hansen, Conference Organizer, [email protected]
July 26, 6-8 pm July 27, 8 am-4:30 pm
Runoff, Risk & Community Empowerment – Your Role in Cleanup at LANL” Conference
Northern New Mexico College, Salazar Center for Fine Arts, Espanola
Are you concerned about Los Alamos National Laboratory’s pollutants?
Keynote speakers will be Dr. Michael Barcelona, on July 26, who will discuss groundwater, and NNMC’s Dr. Camilla Bustamante on July 27. Other speakers: Dr. Maureen Merritt on worker and community health, representatives from Communities for Clean Water, Las Mujeres Hablan, the Pueblos, youth, University of New Mexico, NM Environment Department and LANL.
There will be presentations on: • The new federal stormwater permit for 405 sites on the Pajarito Plateau, which have the potential to release pollutants into the canyons that flow to the Rio Grande • The ten-year NM hazardous waste permit for a cleanup of the 63-acre low-level radioactive, hazardous and toxic waste dump at Area G • Resulting impacts of pollutants on worker and community health
Contact: Honor Our Pueblo Existence at 505.747.4652 or [email protected], or visit the Amigos Bravos website: www.amigosbravos.org/lanl.php <http://www.amigosbravos.org/lanl.php>