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NMED Secretary To Discuss Revisions And Seek Input To LANL Consent Order

on March 17, 2016 - 4:57pm
NNMCAB News:
 
The Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board (NNMCAB) is one of eight Site-Specific Advisory Boards established to involve local citizens in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) environmental
clean-up decision process at its nuclear facilities. Members of the public are encouraged to attend NNMCAB meetings and provide their unique perspective on environmental issues.
 
The NNMCAB will meet 1-5:15 p.m. March 30 at Sandia Resort, Ballroom A, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. At 1:45 p.m.

LANL: Small Businesses Win Technical Support To Develop Clean Energy Technologies

on March 17, 2016 - 10:15am

LANL News:
  • DOE’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot Provides Funds to Catalyze Innovation

Four small businesses will be working with Los Alamos National Laboratory to accelerate the nation’s transformation toward a clean energy economy as part of the Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot project.

These businesses will gain access to world-class laboratory resources to help move innovative ideas and technologies closer to the marketplace.

“Small businesses can be real catalysts for innovation and job creation,” said Melissa Fox, program director for Applied Energy Programs at

Historical Society's New Volunteer Training Program

on March 17, 2016 - 9:34am

HISTORICAL SOCIETY News:

With tourist season around the corner, the Los Alamos Historical Society and Museum is seeking new volunteers for a variety of positions.

A free annual volunteer training series about the community’s history and historic district will be offered 3-4 p.m. every Thursday in April and May starting April 7 in the Museum Classroom in Fuller Lodge.

The training includes engaging lectures on Los Alamos history with a different theme each week and an emphasis on visitor engagement and customer service throughout.

LANL: Nature Study Reveals Rapid Ice-Wedge Loss Across Arctic

on March 15, 2016 - 11:21am

LANL scientist Cathy Wilson measuring how soil properties change with depth at the DOE Next Generation Ecosystem Experiment, NGEE-Arctic, field site near Barrow, Alaska. Courtesy/LANL

Ice wedge polygons impound snowmelt runoff at the DOE Next Generation Ecosystem Experiment field site near Barrow, Alaska. Thousands of square miles in the Arctic are covered by an interconnected network of ponds in polygon-shaped formations. Recent research reveals rapid and widespread degradation and melting. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Widespread permafrost phenomenon with major hydrological, climate

First Round Of Funding Unveiled To Commercialize Products Created Through Labs; Universities

on March 14, 2016 - 4:56pm

From The Office Of The Governor:

ALBUQUERQUE — This afternoon, Gov. Susana Martinez announced the first batch of funding to help develop and commercialize several innovative products that are the result of partnerships between researchers at New Mexico's laboratories and universities, and the private sector.

The initiative is through the Technology Research Collaborative, which Martinez reestablished in 2013 and allows teams of researchers to compete for funding to bring their ideas and products into the marketplace.

“The technology we develop and create in our labs and universities is

Governor To Announce Funding To Commercialize Products Created At New Mexico’s Labs And Universities

on March 14, 2016 - 1:47pm

Gov. Susana Martinez

ALBUQUERQUE — Today, Gov. Susana Martinez will announce funding to help develop and commercialize several innovative products that are the result of partnerships between researchers at New Mexico's laboratories and universities, and the private sector.

The initiative is through the Technology Research Collaborative, which the Governor reestablished in 2013 and allows teams of researchers to compete for funding to bring their products into the marketplace.

Check back at ladailypost.com for full details.

Energy Department Announces Denver As Next Location For Solar Decathlon Competition

on March 11, 2016 - 10:32am

Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. won the 2015 DOE Solar Decathlon. Courtesy/DOE

DOE News:

DENVER – At an event today in Denver, Colo., the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Under Secretary for Science and Energy, Dr. Franklin Orr, joined Mayor Michael Hancock to announce Denver as the host city for the next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition in the fall of 2017.

Dr.

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