TEMP CLOSURE: BLM Working At Local Defense Site

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Las Cruces District Office announces the temporary closure of public land near Truth or Consequences, NM due to activities related to remediation work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) on a formerly used defense site. The site is known as the Deming Precision Bombing Range No. 24.
The action is taken in the interest of health and safety for the general public. Detonation of on-site military munitions may occur, which requires that no personnel other than COE personnel or contractors be in the area during the remedial investigation/feasibility…