Communications, Education, and Outreach
The responsibilities of stakeholder relations are achieved through public outreach to and input from those individuals, groups, host communities, and other entities in the public and private sectors that are interested in or affected by any of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE or Department's) activities and decisions.
Environmental justice is a principle of American democracy that combines civil rights with environmental protection. It demands that that those who have historically been excluded from environmental decision-making, traditionally minority, low-income and tribal communities, have the same access to environmental decision-makers, decision-making processes, and the ability to make reasoned contributions to decision-making process and any other individuals.
Manhattan Project National Historical Park
Established November 10, 2015, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park (MAPR) is managed through a collaborative partnership by the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to preserve, interpret, and facilitate access to key historical resources associated with the Manhattan Project.
LM works closely with an array of Native American and Alaska Native stakeholders who are partners in our commitment to long-term monitoring and surveillance. We routinely collaborate on site inspections and environmental monitoring, document review, natural resources management, community outreach, and more. More details are available on specific partnerships with the Acoma Pueblo, Alaska natives, Jicarilla Apache, Navajo Nation, Hopi Tribe, Northern Arapahoe Tribe, Shoshone Tribe, Spokane, and National Working Groups.