The New Mexican - News in Brief
The city of Santa Fe has gone on record in opposition to Los Alamos National Laboratory's efforts to produce plutonium pits.
A resolution approved Wednesday night by city councilors directed the city clerk to inform federal authorities of the city's objections.
The National Nuclear Security Administration has released a draft environmental impact statement in order to transform its nuclear weapons complex, the resolution says, and such actions would release hazardous and radioactive waste in the area.
Councilor Karen Heldmeyer, whose husband works at the lab, recused herself from the otherwise unanimous vote.