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DOE Announces 22 New Projects To Enable Emissions Reductions And Improve Energy Efficiency

on December 20, 2014 - 2:15pm

DOE News:
  • ARPA-E Invests $60 Million to Detect and Measure Methane Emissions and Develop Local Thermal Management Systems

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $60 million in funding for 22 innovative new projects aimed at detecting and measuring methane emissions and developing localized thermal management systems that reduce the energy needed to heat and cool buildings.
 
The projects are funded through ARPA-E’s two newest programs: Methane Observation Networks with Innovative Technology to Obtain Reductions

President Signs Manhattan Project National Historical Park Bill Into Law!

on December 19, 2014 - 6:39pm

Members of the Los Alamos Historical Society and supporters celebrate the President signing the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Bill into law this afternoon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Public Works Director Philo Shelton stopped by the party at the Bethe House to congratulate Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan on President Obama signing the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Bill into law this afternoon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
President Obama

Community Programs Office Hosts Holiday Open House

on December 19, 2014 - 12:05pm

Chatting during Thursday's Holiday Open House at LANL's Community Programs Office, from left, Danny Branch of LANS LLC office, Carole Rutten of the Community Programs Office and James Kloeppel and Chris Fresquez of LANL's Small Business Program Office. Courtesy/LANL

A room full of holiday drive gifts donated by LANL employees, including some of the approximately 115 bicycles collected during the LANL holiday drive. All the gifts have been distributed through partner agencies. Courtesy/LANL

STAFF REPORT

Los Alamos National Laboratory's Community Programs Office hosted its annual Holiday

Deadline For LAESF Scholarship Applications Jan. 20

on December 18, 2014 - 1:55pm

LANL FOUNDATION News:

The deadline to apply for 2015 Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF) awards is Jan 20.

The largest scholarship pool in Northern New Mexico, LAESF supports students who are residents of Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Taos counties seeking four-year degrees in fields that serve the region.

Scholarships ranging from $20,000 to $1,000 recognize academic performance, leadership potential, extracurricular activities, community service, critical thinking skills and career goals relevant to local community needs.

CEMRC Releases Final Summary Report On WIPP

on December 18, 2014 - 1:11pm

WIPP News:

The Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC) has posted its final summary report regarding the Feb. 14 radiological event that occurred at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).

CEMRC is a division of the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University that provides independent monitoring of the WIPP facility.

Following the radiological release that occurred at WIPP, CEMRC increased its monitoring activities – both at the WIPP site and in the surrounding area.

LANL Helps Raise United Way's Thermometer

on December 18, 2014 - 12:25pm
From left, LANL Community Programs Office Executive Director Kurt Steinhaus, UWNNM Executive Director Kristy Ortega  and LANL Principle Associate Director Allen Bishop raise the thermometer this morning in front of the downtown Los Alamos Post Office. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
UWNNM News:

If you work for Los Alamos National Labratory (LANL) you are probably aware that LANL and United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) work together to raise money for nonprofits through LANL's Employee Giving Campaign. 

What you may not know is that there is more to this partnership than just

LANL's Surplus Property Sale Thursday Is Cancelled

on December 16, 2014 - 5:04pm
LANL News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory's monthly surplus property sale set for Thursday, Dec. 18 has been cancelled.
 
Weather permitting, the next scheduled surplus property sale is Jan. 15, 2015.

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