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EPA Seeks Input On National Emission Standards

on December 6, 2019 - 4:23pm

EPA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an invitation to small businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations to participate as Small Entity Representatives (SERs) providing advice and recommendations to a Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel.

This panel will focus on the agency’s development of a rule that proposes to update the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions from commercial sterilization and fumigation operations.

This rule may consider several

Nature Center Family Fun Evening Tuesday

on December 6, 2019 - 3:40pm

Family Star Party and Family Night Tuesday at Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

 

PEEC News:

 

Head to the Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday for an evening of family fun:

  • 5:30 p.m. with a Family Star Party in the planetarium; and
  • 6-7 p.m. The Family Night.

 

Both of these programs take place on the second Tuesday of every month and are free thanks to PEEC’s sponsors! New Mexico Bank & Trust sponsors Family Star Parties and Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos sponsors Family Nights.

 

Family Star Party participants will explore Venus, which is now visible in the night sky, and talk about

LAHS Winter Dance Show Wednesday Dec. 11

on December 6, 2019 - 2:34pm

LAHS News:

Los Alamos High School students sure know how to jingle bell rock around the clock tonight.

After a semester filled with hard work and fun, they can’t wait to show everyone our smooth groove from Tango to Waltz, Swing to Cha-cha.

Watch them perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 in Duane Smith Auditorium.

Free admission! So come on down for Los Alamos High School’s Winter Dance Show!

 

County Announces Peoples Ecochallenge 2019 Winners

on December 6, 2019 - 8:09am
COUNTY News:
 
To promote recycling and sustainability in the community as well as to encourage people to take small steps to a more sustainable life, the Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division, the Environmental Sustainability Board and the Zero Waste Team sponsored the Peoples Eco Challenge.
 
Environmental Services would like to congratulate Chamisa Elementary Green Team, the team winner, with 7,271 points and our individual winners, 1st place Heather Ward with 1,141 points, 2nd place Sara Thurgood-Martinez with 970 points, and 3rd place Gavin Bent with 964 points.
 
The Peoples

SFIS To Host Hour Of Code Week Kickoff Monday

on December 6, 2019 - 6:47am
SFIS News:
 
SANTA FE The City of Santa Fe has the extraordinary privilege of being selected as the host city for the national kickoff event of Computer Science Education Week (aka Hour of Code), live streamed 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9 from the Santa Fe Indian School (SFIS) Everett F. Chavez Pueblo Pavilion.
 
SFIS is partnering with Code.org, the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) and the Computer Science Alliance (a new non-profit in NM) to celebrate the 7th Annual Hour of Code.
 
This year, Code.org and CSTA decided to change the message of CS Ed Week and have the opening at a school.

Los Alamos Jazz Project Performs At Pig+Fig Tonight!

on December 6, 2019 - 6:37am

Thirty-one musicians in four student-combos from the Los Alamos Jazz Project will perform 7-9 p.m. today at Pig+Fig in White Rock on Sherwood Blvd. Everyone is invited so bring the family to Pig+Fig and enjoy a fantastic dinner and incredible desserts all while listening to jazz performed by talented young musicians. Courtesy photo

Forty-six High School Teams Compete For $95,000 In First-ever New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge

on December 5, 2019 - 5:15pm

Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Dec. 7 event showcases the ‘ingenuity and passion’ of students in solving real-world problems with science, technology, engineering, and math.

More than 600 people will convene at Los Lunas High School this Saturday, Dec. 7, for the first-ever New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge, a competition testing students’ ability to use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve real-world problems.

Led by the Office of the Governor, the Challenge is a collaboration with the Department of Public Education, the Department of Workforce Solutions, Los Alamos National

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