For immediate release: 02/28/2011 | NR-11-02-07

Community working group to discuss cleanup efforts

Scott F Wilson, LLNL, (925) 423-3125,

Who: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Community Working Group

What: Community Working Group meetings, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration and the Laboratory, are held periodically to discuss ongoing cleanup of historic groundwater contamination at the Laboratory's Livermore site. The Livermore site was added to the Comprehensive Environmental Remediation Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) National Priorities (Superfund) List in 1987.

Current and proposed remediation/cleanup efforts will be discussed as part of the Community Working Group meeting agenda. The general public is invited to attend and participate in the discussion. Information about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory CERCLA activities can be found on the Web.

When: Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 6:30-8 p.m.

Where: LLNL Press Room, Trailer 6575. The press room is located off of Greenville Road at the east entrance to LLNL. Directional signage will be posted on Greenville Road.

Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a national security laboratory, with a mission to ensure national security and apply science and technology to the important issues of our time. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.