November 16, 2022 Public Hearing

November 16, 2022 12:00pm to 9:45pm
Santa Fe Community Convention Center (Mountain Time Zone)
201 West Marcy Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501

On November 16, 2022, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) held a public hearing at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. DNFSB’s goal was to gather information regarding legacy cleanup activities, nuclear safety, and increase production activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

The public was invited to attend the hearing and participate in the public comment portion. Individuals interested in speaking during the public comment period were encouraged to pre-register by submitting a request in writing to hearing@dnfsb.gov(link sends e-mail) or by telephone to the Office of the General Counsel at (202) 694–7000 or (800) 788-4016 by November 11, 2022. Individuals could also submit written comments both prior to and during the hearing.

Documentation related to the public hearing is available below.

The following link provides access to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant waste shipments database. Members of the public can use this link to understand whether containers shipped from LANL were owned by EM or NNSA under the container comments field.

On November 30, 2022, the Board extended the hearing record deadline until January 20, 2023, to allow additional time for submission of documents and answers to the questions for the record. Public written comments will continue to be accepted until January 20, 2023, and may be emailed to hearing@dnfsb.gov.

An archived version of this event is available on the DNFSB's official YouTube channel (4 Parts). Please click on below videos to access:


Documentation

Public Hearing Statement
Date Title Document
January 26, 2023
Barney Magrath PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Nortenos for Peaceful and Sustainable Futures PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Nuclear Watch New Mexico PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Rebecca Summer PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Tami Thatcher PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Teresa Seamster PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Citizen Action NM PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Citizens for Alternatives to Radioactive Dumping PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Commissioner Anna Hansen PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Cynthia Weehler PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
Ginny Schneider PDF iconPDF
November 16, 2022
New Mexico Environment Department PDF iconPDF