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Downwinders Compare Themselves To Hiroshima Victims

on June 15, 2016 - 8:49am
By ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Downwinders in Tularosa are making their voices heard this week, during a time when the city of Hiroshima, Japan has been a staple of the news.
 
A traditional Hispanic town with a population of about 3,000, Tularosa is not far from the Trinity Site, where the first atomic bomb test took place July 16, 1945.
 
For several years the people in the south-central part of the state have become increasingly aware of the price their friends and neighbors, families and forebears have paid in the nation’s nuclear saga.

Compassion And Communication Inspire Laboratory Scholarship Winner

on June 14, 2016 - 12:37pm
Katherine Wang joy in music grew from personal exploration to a means of connecting with others. Courtesy/ LANL Foundation, Andrea Multari
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Katherine Wang describes herself as “independent.” From an early age she was self-driven and focused on academics. Her interest in music and playing the piano were enjoyable but very personal, not shared with peers beyond the required recitals.
 
This reserve would later shift, marking a change in not only her own perspectives on music, but also on her hopes and ambitions in other areas of her life.
 
In high school Katherine

Laboratory Scholarship And Internship Helped Shape Career Direction Of A Winner From The Valley

on June 13, 2016 - 8:44pm
Lindsay Redman on the job at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working with the Isotope Program to understand the rare element actinium and to develop radiotherapy treatment for cancer. Photo by Richard C. Robinson/LANL
 
LANLF News:
 
Lindsay Redman says she always knew she would have a career in science. As early as Kindergarten, she was active in school science fairs and sought opportunities to learn and explore.
 
One of the benefits of attending smaller schools like Holy Cross Catholic School in Santa Cruz and McCurdy School in Espanola was the emphasis on developing writing and

LANL’s Motor Cycle Safety Committee Thanks Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard

on June 13, 2016 - 10:30am

LANL’s  Motorcycle Safety Committee has made great strides toward raising awareness for riders in Los Alamos and around the state. With the help of Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, a State Certificate was created announcing May as ‘Motorcycle Awareness Month’. Motorcyclists in the county as well as throughout New Mexico benefit from the publicity of Garcia Richard’s awareness declaration. With the increasing amount of motorcyclists on the roads, safety and awareness has never been more important! Courtesy photo

DOE’s Environmental Management Hosts Community Day For Legacy Cleanup Work AT LANL 3-5 p.m. Today

on June 13, 2016 - 8:32am

 

 

 

 

EM-LA News:

The Environmental Management’s Los Alamos Field Office invites the public to meet with Solicitation officials to discuss the Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract. 

The Solicitation team is seeking public input for consideration for the final RFP.

The meeting is 3-5 p.m. today, June 13, in Meeting Rooms 2 and 3 on third floor of Los Alamos at the Mesa Library, 2400 Central Ave.

RSVP by email to annette.russell@em.doe.gov, mike.gardipe@em.doe.gov or steven.horak@em.doe.gov or call 505.665.5658. For more information on the

LANL Director: Employees May Sign On With Contract Competitors Or Help Write Proposals – With Approvals

on June 11, 2016 - 6:29am
Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy photo
 
 
BY ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
With traffic in major contract competitions beginning to thicken in the nuclear weapons complex in general and in Northern New Mexico in particular, Los Alamos National Security, LLC, the managing and operating contractor for Los Alamos National Laboratory, has decided that the rules for proposal-related activities by lab personnel will need some extra attention.
 
Although LANS’s contract to run the laboratory has been given a grace period that will continue through September 2018, the

Agencies Collaborate To Move Americium To LANL

on June 10, 2016 - 3:51pm

Some 40 people involved in the safe transport of americium from Santa Fe to LANL gather for a group photo following a press conference June 2 at the Oppenheimer Study Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Gov. Susana Martinez discusses the collaboration between several agencies to safely move hazardous materail to a secure location at LANL. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

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