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Large Boulder Damages Car On Truck Route

on July 30, 2017 - 12:15am

Los Alamos police temporarily closed the Truck Route to traffic Saturday night after a large boulder fell onto the roadway just east of the LANSCE facility. A passing car collided with the boulder, damaging the car, which had to be towed from the scene. The driver was not injured. Los Alamos Police Sgt. Brent Hudspeth explained that LAFD tied a rope around the boulder and towed it off the roadway. The Truck Route reopened at about 10:45 p.m. to traffic. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LAFD sprays water on the Truck Route to clear rubble left when a car colliding with a boulder on the

Public Meeting: LANL Trails Update Aug. 8

on July 28, 2017 - 4:53pm

Los Alamos County Submits Comments To NNSA On Draft Solicitation For LANL Site Management And Operating Contract Competition

on July 28, 2017 - 9:42am

COUNTY News:

Both County Council Chair David Izraelevitz and County Manager Harry Burgess submitted letters to NNSA Wednesday outlining concerns about the draft solicitation for LANL site management and operating contract competition, just ahead of the July 26 comment deadline.

Burgess’ letter highlighted primary concerns that the County would like to see addressed, and the letter from Chair Izraelevitz offered more details and attached documentation.

Burgess listed 13 points in his letter, which ranged from concerns over the structure of the contract to a lack of recognition and language

Local Businesses And Organizations Share Stories About Los Alamos Ranch School Boys

on July 27, 2017 - 5:04pm

Sandra West, left, and Elizabeth Turner hold a profile of Luna Leopold, an earth scientist and hydrologist. The profile is on display at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center at the Los Alamos Nature Center. It is one of more than 30 panels about Los Alamos Ranch School students now on display around town. Photo by Aimee Slaughter

 

By HEATHER MCCLENAHAN
Los Alamos Historical Society

Marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Los Alamos Ranch School, local businesses and organizations have teamed with the Los Alamos Historical Society to share stories about some of the

DOE Issues RFI For Hanford 222-S Lab Contract

on July 27, 2017 - 5:01pm

The U.S. Department of Energy headquarters in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/DOE

DOE News:

CINCINNATI — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center today issued a Sources Sought/Request for Information (RFI).

The RFI is seeking interested parties with specialized capabilities necessary to successfully perform all or a portion of the elements of scope for a potential upcoming competitive DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) procurement for the 222-S Laboratory Analytical Management and Services at the DOE Office of River Protection (ORP),

LANL Cleanup = More Jobs, Healthier Environment

on July 27, 2017 - 5:01pm

By REGIONAL COALITION of LANL COMMUNITIES
 
The effort to cleanup 70+ years of Los Alamos National Laboratories nuclear legacy waste is no small undertaking. Through that process, the Department of Energy (DOE) estimates Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) will be fully remediated by year 2035. 

With a new Environmental Management contractor soon taking the reins, they will be embarking upon the hopeful beginning of the end of ‘legacy waste’ cleanup at LANL.  
 
To achieve this goal, there is much work ahead of the oncoming contractor.

American Geophysical Union Announces 2017 Fellows

on July 27, 2017 - 9:08am

The American Geophysical Union headquarters in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/AGU

AGU News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Geophysical Union (AGU) today announced its 2017 Fellows, an honor given to individual AGU members who have made exceptional scientific contributions and gained prominence in their respective fields of Earth and space sciences.

Since the AGU Fellows program was established in 1962, and according to the organization’s bylaws, no more than 0.01 percent of the total membership of AGU is recognized annually.

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