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DOE Honors LANL’s Small Business Program

on June 28, 2016 - 5:04pm

Acquisition Services Management Division Leader Doug McCrary, second from left holding a plaque, and members of LANL's Small Business Program: Chris Fresquez, far left, Jim Carrigan, center, and James Kloeppel, far right, are shown with John McKinstry of RG Construction Services, second from right. Courtesy/LANL


LANL News:
  • Successful mentoring partnership recognized

Los Alamos National Laboratory and RG Construction Services LLC in Rio Rancho received the fiscal year 2015 Mentor of the Year and Protégé of the Year awards, respectively, from the Department of Energy.

The awards were

WIPP Update: Prestart Activities Continue

on June 28, 2016 - 2:54pm
WIPP waste handling personnel review a procedure as part of prestart activities at WIPP. Courtesy/WIPP
WIPP News:
Prestart activities are continuing at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) as employees verify and validate operating procedures in preparation for resuming transuranic waste emplacement operations at WIPP.
June 1, WIPP workers began the phase of prestart activities referred to as Cold Operations. Cold Operations includes verifying adequacy of procedures and equipment operability; and allows operators to regain proficiency with both.

Dr. Richard Brody Briefs Los Alamos Daily Post On Fraud Issues Prior To LANL Talk At 3 p.m. Today

on June 28, 2016 - 2:21pm

Dr. Richard G. Brody of Albuquerque stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post early this afternoon ahead of his scheduled 3-4 p.m. presentation for badge holders today at the Pete Domenici Auditorium at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Dr. Richard G. Brody stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post early this afternoon to discuss in general terms the topic of fraud in the workplace. Brody is presenting a talk on the topic for badge holders at 3 p.m.

Community Invited To Book Signing Of Doomed To Cooperate, Edited By Siegfried Hecker, 7 p.m. Today

on June 28, 2016 - 9:27am


Bathtub Row Press announces the release of Doomed to Cooperate, edited by Siegfried Hecker.

The community is invited to attend the release celebration and book signing of this long-awaited title at 7 p.m., today in historic Fuller Lodge. 

“This is a task that never ends, and Sig Hecker, who has done more than any other American to strengthen US and Russian scientific cooperation, tells us how critical it is for this nuclear work to be revived today.”  — Sam Nunn, former US Senator and Co-Chairman of the Nuclear Threat Initiative.

The two-volume sets can be purchased this

Anatomy Of A Fraudster Talk Open To All Badge Holders

on June 27, 2016 - 10:50pm

Consent Order Governing Legacy Cleanup At Los Alamos Finalized

on June 27, 2016 - 1:18pm
NMED News:
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Environment Department signed and finalized the Consent Order between the State of New Mexico Environment Department and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Environmental Management office, which will guide and govern the cleanup of legacy waste at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
“The new Consent Order will accelerate the pace of environmental restoration activities in and around Los Alamos,” New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn said.