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BLM Oil And Gas Lease Sales Generate $360 Million In 2017

on February 1, 2018 - 7:15am
BLM News:

WASHINGTON, D.C.
 In advancing the administration’s goals of promoting America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) state offices in 2017 generated nearly $360 million from oil and gas lease sales, an 86 percent increase over the previous year’s results of $192.5 million. 

Among these sales, which together were the highest in nearly a decade, rights to a total of 949 parcels, covering 792,823 acres, were sold.

“Oil and gas lease sales on public land directly support domestic energy production and the President’s energy dominance and job growth priorities for

Community Invited To N3B Meet And Greet Monday

on January 31, 2018 - 10:30am
 
N3B News:

Newport News Nuclear BWXT – Los Alamos (N3B) the contractor awarded the new Los Alamos legacy cleanup contract is hosting a meet and greet event for the public to learn more about the company.

Community members may drop in at anytime between 4-7 p.m., Monday, at Cottonwood on the Greens Restaurant, 4244 Diamond Dr. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Learn more at www.hii.nb3.com.

World Futures: Lying, Cheating And Stealing: Part One

on January 30, 2018 - 5:08am

By ANDY ANDREWS
Los Alamos World Futures
Institute

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away,” on July 5, 1960, I was sworn in as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and accepted the Cadet Honor Code. The opening quotation above is from the Star Wars opening crawl. If asserted as true for my case, would be a lie. While I might argue that July 5, 1960 was a long, long time ago, the last time I checked, West Point is in New York, USA, planet Earth, in this galaxy.

In 1960, the Cadet Honor Code, as I remember it, was that a cadet will not lie, cheat or steal.

Fleur de Lys Opening In Los Alamos Tuesday!

on January 29, 2018 - 4:52pm

Stephanie and Marcel Remillieux are opening their French gourmet store and tea salon, Fleur de Lys, at 7 a.m. Tuesday at 15th Street and Trinity Drive. They said 70 percent of their products are on the shelves and the remaining items are arriving over the next several days. A large crowd is expected Tuesday, so they hope everyone will relax and enjoy a cup of tea and check out the products available at Fleur de Lys.

Urgency Of SB17 GRT Bill Conveyed To Committee

on January 29, 2018 - 4:51pm

RCLC Executive Director Andrea Romero

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL

Los Alamos Daily Post

maire@ladailypost.com

 

“The time to act on Senate Bill 17 is now,” Regional Coalition of LANL Communities Executive Director Andrea Romero told Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee members Friday in Santa Fe.

SB 17 is a bill to stabilize gross receipts tax revenues received from prime contractors at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories.

Romero told the Committee prime contractors at the Labs have a long track record of paying tax in New Mexico – at Sandia since 1979 and at Los Alamos

SBA Presents Free Webinar Series To Help Small Businesses Navigate HUBZone Program

on January 29, 2018 - 6:39am
SBA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a six-part, free webinar series to help small businesses navigate its Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Program that will run February to mid-March. 
 
The hour-long webinars will cover the following topics: 
 
Feb. 7
  • HUBZone Contracting:  Make the Federal Government Your Customer
  • 2-3p.m. EST
  • Small businesses will learn about HUBZone contracting vehicles and regulations.
 
Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 7 webinar begins: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/714969
 
Feb. 14    

Pearce On Bringing Solar Panel Industry Back To NM

on January 29, 2018 - 6:15am
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce
 
U.S. CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce released the following statement after the President signed a proclamation, prioritizing domestic solar panel industry and washer machine producers:
 
 “This action today moves the nation one step closer to an ‘all the above’ energy plan, unleashing America’s domestic energy production while developing greener sources of energy. For years, foreign solar dumping of low cost panels and products has put U.S.

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