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  • (505) 667-7000
  • LANL Update
  • (505) 667-6622 or (877) 723-4101 toll-free

Releasing accurate information to the public

Procedures are in place to ensure the release of accurate information to employees and the news media and to other state and local organizations; community and tribal leaders; offices of local, state, and federal elected officials; and for the coordination of this information with the Department of Energy.


During an emergency at the Laboratory, you can find news and information from the following sources:

A Joint Information Center (JIC) may be established during an emergency to serve as a single, multi-agency source of emergency information. Phone numbers of JIC public information hotlines will be posted on this website and broadcast via the local news media.

Radio stations

  • KRSN AM1490 (Los Alamos)
  • WQFJ AM 1610 (Los Alamos)
  • KKOB AM 770 (Albuquerque)
  • KUNM FM 89.9 (Albuquerque)
  • KDCE AM 950 (Española)
  • KTAO FM 101.9 (Taos)
  • KSWV AM 810 (Santa Fe)
  • KSFR FM 101.1 (Santa Fe)

Television stations


Innovations for a secure nation

Novel rocket design flight tested

Novel rocket design flight tested

The new rocket fuel and motor design adds a higher degree of safety by separating the fuel from the oxidizer, both novel formulations that are, by themselves, not able to detonate.

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P.O. Box 1663
Los Alamos, NM 87545

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