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Angelica Gurule

Sustainable Los Alamos County

Los Alamos County Sustainability Manager Angelica Gurule is heading up a sustainability initiative.

This initiative aims to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and advance other sustainable practices county-wide.

This effort is guided by the many recommendations presented by a citizen task force in their February 2022 Los Alamos Resiliency, Energy and Sustainability (LARES) Final Report.
The Los Alamos County Council approved budget in FY 2023 and 2024. You can see the progress made to date for each category below. 

Climate Action Survey Open 

ATTN: Take our Climate Action community survey! If you live or work in Los Alamos County, we want to hear about your vision for a sustainable future. Survey closes 11:59 p.m., October 18. Take it today:

Employee Commuter Survey Results

In August 2023, Los Alamos County employees were asked to share their 2022 commuting habits.  The survey results are in and available to view.  

link to the Greenhouse Gas and Climate Action Plan pageLink to the Sustainable Natural Gas webpageLink to the Sustainable Electricity webpagelink to the sustainable transportation and mobility webpagelink to the sustainable waste, consumption and natural resources webpage

Find out more about how the Eco Station is being proactive to address sustainability, and learn about building sustainably on the Environmental Services sustainability page.

Learn about the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP), a proposed nuclear electric generation facility to be constructed at Idaho National Laboratory that will utilize small modular reactor (SMR) technology developed by NuScale Power. Visit the Dept. of Public Utilities CFPP webpage or check out the project website at

Don't forget to visit the Dept. of Public Utilities Conserve and Reduce webpage or the Zero Waste Los Alamos webpage for ways to be proactive in your own home!