Sometimes, the show must go on.
NNSA has decided to defer the Chemistry Metallurgy Research Replacement facility for at least five years.
Activists rejoiced. Those at LANL and NNSA regrouped.
End of story, right?
Not so fast.
As part of a 2005 settlement between the Department of Energy/LANL and a coalition of community groups, a decision was reached to hold semi-annual meetings to discuss CMRR updates.
Wednesday night at Fuller Lodge there was another one of those meetings.
Steve Fong of the Los Alamos Site Office told those in attendance to expect the design deliverables to be completed by the end of the year and that the design was in “closeout mode.”