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Española Valley
A Lesson Exchange
Impacts of Los Alamos
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Members of the Hispano communities and Pueblos of Northern New Mexico held important jobs at Los Alamos during and after the Manhattan Project. But the laboratory's impact on the communities has been mixed; homesteaders and others were forced off their land for the Manhattan Project, and residents and former workers remain concerned about health and environmental impacts from the lab's work.