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Udall: NM Tech to Receive $700,000 for Energy Research

on June 21, 2012 - 6:28am
 
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) Wednesday announced that the Petroleum Recovery Research Center (PRRC) at New Mexico Tech in Socorro will receive nearly $700,000 to continue developing a method to treat water that is produced in oil and gas production using solar energy.
 
'Produced water' flows to the surface during oil and gas drilling and often has high concentrations of salts and other contaminants that make it unusable and costly to dispose of safely.
 
“Oil and gas production is a major part of New Mexico’s economy and we are always looking for ways to reduce the
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Bandelier Rangers and National Guard Rescue Distressed Hikers

on June 20, 2012 - 6:15pm

BANDELIER News:

On Tuesday, June 19 Bandelier Rangers with the assistance of National Guard air support, conducted a successful search and rescue operation in the area between Alamo Canyon and Capulin Canyon.

Sandoval County 911 Center received a cell call
Tuesday morning from a group in distress and requesting aid in the backcountry of Bandelier National Monument.

Sandoval County provided Bandelier personnel with the call's GPS coordinates, and Bandelier Archaeologist/Rangers Heath Bailey and David Shiffler, who were already in the vicinity, immediately responded.

The parties in

Santa Fe Rodeo Parade Draws Spectators to Plaza

on June 18, 2012 - 7:07am

The Santa Fe Rodeo Parade was held Saturday June 16. The Rodeo itself runs June 20-23. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
2012 Santa Fe Rodeo Queen Alexandria Layne Tapia waves to the crowd during the Rodeo Parade. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A  princess of the Santa Fe Rodeo rides in the Rodeo Parade. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Santa Fe Rodeo mascot "El Toro Diablo" makes its way down the streets of Santa Fe during the Rodeo parade. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A rodeo clown entertains the crowd. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A rodeo clown

Local Doctor Aided Troop Withdrawal from Iraq

on June 16, 2012 - 5:51pm

Dr. Paul Daly, MD, has served four mobilizations with the Army Reserves. Photo by Sharon Stover

Staff Report

Dr. Paul Daly, MD, spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos during a recent lunch meeting about his military experiences in Iraq.

Daly lives in White Rock and is a colonel in the Army Reserve. He returned in late December from his fourth mobilization.

During this deployment, Daly was assigned to the 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) Brigade as its command surgeon.

The 310th ESC is based out of Indianapolis, Ind., but draws soldiers from several neighboring states.

Elks Lodge Celebrates Flag Day with Community

on June 15, 2012 - 12:09pm

Historical flags line the wall inside Elks Lodge #2083 at 1601 Trinity Dr. in preparation for the organizations annual Flag Day Ceremony Thursday. From left, the Pine Tree Flag, the Snake Flag, the Grand Union and the Flag of 1776. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
From left, Shirley Ray, Marie Todd, Lucille Bonner, Mary Wilhoit and Mary Brooks attend the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Alan Woodward holds one of the flags to be used in the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Attendants of the Flag Day

Open World Delegation from Sarov Emmerses in Los Alamos Business and Economic Development Culture

on June 15, 2012 - 10:42am

Los Alamos National Laboratory Technology Transfer Division Leader David Pesiri talks with Open World Russian delegation members from Sarov Thursday about the Lab's program during meetings at the Small Business Development Center. Photo by Katy Korkos

Los Alamos Economic Vitality Administrator Greg Fisher educates Open World delegation from Sarov on the County's economic development strategy. Photo by Katy Korkos

Executive Director Kevin Holsapple of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation speaks with the Russian delegation about his organization's mission. Photo by Katy Korkos

Manhattan Project Historical Park Site Bill Moves Through Congress

on June 14, 2012 - 7:22pm

Chairman Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) today introduced legislation that would designate Manhattan Project sites around the country as a National Historic Park. 

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Tom Udall (D-NM) and Patty Murray (D-WA) are cosponsors of S. 3300

In the House of Representatives, Natural Resources Chairman Doc Hastings (R-WA) said today that he will introduce a similar bill when the House returns to session next week.

As an expert panel of historians reported in 2001, the top-secret program to create an atomic bomb during World War II centered in Los

Russian Delegates Visit State Capitol

on June 13, 2012 - 9:26pm

The Russian delegates visiting Los Alamos from Sarov this week listen as Rep. Jim Hall of White Rock talks about the workings of state government with Lt. Gov. John Sanchez at the State Capitol in Santa Fe Wednesday. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Rep. Jim Hall, R-Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Sandoval counties receives a small token of gratitude from the Russian delegates on the House floor. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

The delegates take a tour of the Capitol building. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Maura Shelden takes a picture of the group as they tour the

AUDIO: Udall Discusses Farm Bill & Burn Pit Registry

on June 13, 2012 - 3:36pm
Sen. Tom Udall
 
WASHINGTON – On his weekly radio call today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall discussed the Farm Bill reauthorization currently being considered in the Senate, including two amendments he plans to introduce to the bill.  
 
Udall also talked about his upcoming Veterans’ Affairs Committee testimony this Wednesday on legislation to create a registry for veterans who may be suffering health problems due to their proximity to open-air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
 
 
 
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