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NNSA Rescinds Contract Award For NNSS Management To NVS3T Following Discovery Of New Ownership

on August 31, 2016 - 1:37pm

NNSA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Aug. 26, 2016, the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) awarded the contract for the management and operation of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) to Nevada Site Science Support and Technologies Corporation (NVS3T). 

The winning proposal identified NVS3T as a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin. In making the award, NNSA evaluated past performance and other factors based upon the proposal as submitted.

After the award, DOE/NNSA learned that Leidos Innovations Corporation had acquired NVS3T from Lockheed

DOE Exercises Both Option Periods On LANL Cleanup Bridge Contract

on August 31, 2016 - 1:25pm

EM-LA News:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Management – Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) exercised both the first and second option periods on the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Bridge Contract today.

Each option period is for six-months and have a combined total value of $154.7 million. Exercising both option periods now extends the contract to Sept. 30, 2017. Prior to exercising these two options, the contract would have expired Sept. 30, 2016.

The Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Bridge Contract is a Cost-Plus-Award Fee (CPAF) contract that is for the purpose of providing

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 24 – Aug. 30, 2016

on August 31, 2016 - 12:51pm

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department. Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.


Aug. 24 at 1 a.m. / Police arrested Marc Johnson, 53, of Santa Fe at 400 Trinity Dr., and charged him with DWI: Blood Alcohol Content of .08 or more.

Aug. 24 at 6:16 a.m. / Police responded to the unattended death of a Los Alamos person. Foul play is not suspected.



Aug. 24 at 7:29 a.m.

DWI School Scheduled At LAFC Fridays In October

on August 31, 2016 - 12:06pm
DWI School is scheduled for 5:30-9:30 p.m., Fridays, Oct. 7, 14 and 21, at Los Alamos Family Council, 1505 15th St., Suite C in Los Alamos.
This is the state approved DWI school for those required by the court to attend following a DWI arrest. The cost of the 12-hour program is $175, payable at registration.
Call for additional information or to register at 505.662.3264.

Udall Addresses Exorbitant Price Hike For EpiPen

on August 31, 2016 - 9:40am

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall 

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:

Mylan has increased cost of life-saving EpiPen more than 480 percent in seven years

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a  letter sent Tuesday to the CEO of the pharmaceutical company Mylan, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) joined 19 senators in expressing his serious concerns about the company’s recent significant price hikes for the EpiPen Auto-Injector. 

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch

Many children and adults who suffer from severe allergies use the EpiPen product to deliver a life-saving dose of epinephrine in the event of a life-threatening allergic