LANL Draft Consent Order Released For Public Comment

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LANL Draft Consent Order Released For Public Comment Submitted by Carol A. Clark  Updated Cleanup Agreement Will Enhance Legacy Waste Cleanup and Support Stronger Federal Funding Requests SANTA FE – Today the New Mexico Environment Department released the Draft Consent Order for public review and comment.  The Draft Consent Order, an agreement between the New Mexico Environment Department […]

RDC Taps Liddie Martinez As Executive Director

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The Regional Development Corporation (RDC) recently named Liddie Martinez as its incoming executive director. She succeeds Kathy Keith, who assumed the role of director of Community Programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory in August…

LANL Awards Protective Force Contract To Centerra

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PHOTO CAMPTION: Aerial view of LANL, ‘1995 aerial TA-3 south to north’. Courtesy/LANL LANL Awards Protective Force Contract To Centerra Submitted by Carol A. Clark Over 100 local residents of the Valley who are employed by the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) security contractor will have a new manager starting Nov. 1.  LANL has awarded […]

Northern New Mexico The Next High Tech Center? … It Could Happen

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From left, Descarte Labs CTO Steven Brumby, Brian Crone and Rep. Ben Ray Luján discuss the future of high tech in New Mexico at the Descarte offices on Central Avenue in Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com Northern New Mexico The Next High Tech Center? … It Could Happen By BONNIE J. GORDON Los […]

Details Behind Tuesday Night’s Incident At WIPP

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Details Behind Tuesday Night’s Incident At WIPP Submitted by Carol A. Clark At approximately 7 p.m. MDT Tuesday, Aug. 4, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Joint Information Center (JIC) after a radiological control technician detected what was believed to be elevated radiological readings on a filter […]

NEWS ALERT: WIPP Emergency Operations Center Activated As Precautionary Measure

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WIPP Emergency Operations Center Activated As Precautionary Measure Submitted by Carol A. Clark UPDATE: At approximately 6 p.m. Tuesday, Radiological Control Technicians detected minute levels of radiation on the filter at Station B where air is exhausted from the WIPP underground. As a precaution, WIPP personnel were directed to shelter in place. Radiological control technicians have […]

Luján Statement on 70th Anniversary of the Trinity Test

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Luján Statement on 70th Anniversary of the Trinity Test Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District released the following statement today on the 70th anniversary of the first test of an atomic bomb detonation at the Trinity test site in southern New Mexico. “Today, we honor the memory of those […]

LANL’s Partners Still Count On Lab

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Christine Gelles, acting manager Environmental Management-Los Alamos Field Office, at Thursday’s Regional Community Leaders meeting in Pojoaque. Photo by Roger Snodgrass/ladailypost.com LANL’s Partners Still Count On Lab BY ROGER SNODGRASS FOR THE DAILY POST MEDIA GROUP POJOAQUE – Senior officials from Los Alamos National Laboratory welcomed friends, community members, business leaders, teachers, counselors, workforce facilitators, […]