BDD Project Board Statement on Memorandum of Agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory.
After more than three years of repeated formal requests to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to implement a formal Memorandum of Agreement, the BDD Board is asking assistance from our legislators and congressional delegation to implement the formal agreement. February 4, 2010
BDD Board Chair Rebecca Wurzburger Letter to Ines Triay, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy, to update the U.S. Department of Energy on discussions between the Buckman Direct Diversion Board and the National Nuclear Security Administration Los Alamos Site Office, and to ask Ms. Triay to intervene in these challenging negotiations. January 24, 2010
BDD Board Chair Virginia Vigil, Letter to National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, requesting DOE/LANL Memorandum of Understanding with the BDD Project Describing the DOE and LANL Commitments with Regard to the BDD Board’s Six Requested Action Items. Also includes three attachments, an Update on the Six Action Steps BDD Board Asked of DOE and LANL to Protect Source Water Quality as of September 22, 2009 (prepared by Rick Carpenter and Norm Gaume); copy of March 11, 2009 letter from BDD Board Chair Virginia Vigil to the National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy requesting negotiations to establish a Memorandum of Understanding; and copy of November 1, 2007 letter from then-BDD Board Chair Harry Montoya to National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, requesting Los Alamos National laboratory take six specific action steps to protect public drinking water supplies. October 8, 2009