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HDA Statement On Senate Passage Of Legislation To Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic

on September 22, 2018 - 4:48pm
HDA CEO John M. Gray
 
HDA News:
 
ARLINGTON, VA — Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) President and CEO John M. Gray released the following statement on the Senate passage of comprehensive opioid legislation, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6):
 
“We applaud the bipartisan passage of this legislation, which represents a comprehensive approach and critical step forward in advancing meaningful solutions to the opioid crisis.
 
“To strengthen and improve communication between distributors and the DEA, HDA and its members strongly support two core provisions — Sec.

Forest Service Teams Work To Increase Prescribed Burns To Protect Water Sources, Wildlife & Reduce Risk

on September 22, 2018 - 2:15pm
FOREST SERVICE News:
 
SANTA FE The USDA Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy’s Rio Grande Water Fund and the Forest Stewards Guild are working together to increase the use of prescribed fire to protect water sources, wildlife, and forests while reducing wildfire risk.
 
The All Hands All Lands Burn Team (Burn Team) is unique in that it is designed to stand-up a fully qualified team to lead prescribed burns or support others in burning across a variety of land jurisdictions.
 
The practice of prescribe fire promotes ecological health in frequent fire forests, reduces hazardous

Los Alamos Public Safety Assoc. Awards Scholarships

on September 22, 2018 - 10:56am

Public safety scholarship recipients Michaela Robertson, left, and Lee Ann Quintana with LAPSA members from center to right, LAFD Deputy Chief Steve Dawald, LAPD Sgt. Daniel Roberts and LANL Emergency Response Group Leader Jeff Dare Thursday at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

UNM-LA CEO Dr. Cindy Rooney congratulates LAPSA scholarship recipients. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Members of the Los Alamos Public Safety Association (LAPSA) presented two educational scholarships to students during a

DOE Awards Five Year Grant Renewal To National Conference Of State Legislatures (NCSL)

on September 22, 2018 - 10:56am

DOE News:

CINCINNATI, Ohio ― The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) Monday issued a renewal Agreement to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

The Agreement, entitled “National Conference of State Legislatures” was renewed Sept. 17 for a five-year period of performance.

This grant is intended to continue to help states and tribal nations understand the policies, programs and activities undertaken by DOE’s Office of Environmental Management (EM), Office of Indian Energy (IE), Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) and Office of Legacy

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