Depending on how one looks at it, the activists can take credit and/or the blame for the decision that will defer construction of the Chemistry Metallurgy Research Replacement.
On Monday, the President’s FY 13 budget zeroed out funding for the project.
Throughout the process critics showed up in force at the various public comment meetings throughout the state.
With the exception of the Los Alamos meeting, at least 40 to 50 people spoke out against the project.
And a lot of those same people headed to Washington to lobby Congress.
Greg Mello of the Los Alamos Study Group has been to Washington three times and also New York once this year.