Public Safety

Nuclear Watch New Mexico Seeks To Invalidate New Cleanup Order For LANL

DOE News:

Nuclear Watch New Mexico amended its complaint against the U.S. Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC, which alleges 12 cleanup violations of the 2005 Consent Order issued by the New Mexico Environment Department for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

The amendment is asking the federal court to invalidate the recently issued Consent Order because the Department did not hold a formal public hearing as required by federal and state hazardous waste laws and regulations.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is the owner of LANL, and the Los Alamos National Security,


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NMDOT Announces I-25 Lane Closures July 24-Aug. 1

NMDOT News:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) continues construction on the  I-25/NM14 (Cerrillos Road) Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) south of Santa Fe.

Motorists can expect various lane closures and delays on I-25 from mile marker 276.00 to mile marker 278.00.

Sunday July 24-28, starting at 7 a.m. the I-25 northbound lanes will be reduced to one lane. The I-25 northbound off ramp (Exit 278) to NM 14 (Cerrillos Road) will be CLOSED. Traffic will be detoured to Exit 276 (NM 599) Interchange to access NM14. Exit 278 will be REOPENED at 6 a.m. Tuesday, July


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SCAM ALERT: Phishing Scam Targeting New Mexico Businesses; Scammers Claim To Be With AG’s Office

AG News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Attorney General Hector Balderas issued a Scam Alert to warn New Mexico businesses and the public about a new phishing scheme.
 
The scammers are sending emails to businesses claiming to be with the Office of the Attorney General and claiming that there has been a complaint filed against the business. The business owners are then asked to click a link to see the “complaint” and that they have ten days to respond. The Office of Attorney General will not, and does not, send emails like the ones being used in this scam which hit New Mexico this week.
 

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DWI Awareness & Prevention In Los Alamos County

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County DWI Planning Council is seeking the public’s input related to DWI in the community.

Residents may have seen banners, posters and coasters from the DWI Planning Council as it steps up to take a more active role in the community. Given that, the DWI Planning Council wants to hear from residents about it should spend State of New Mexico grant funds in Los Alamos.

Would residents participate of the DWI Planning Council offered a designated driver type of incentive (wear a bracelet, get free non-alcoholic drinks at a local bar that evening)? What about a taxi


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Cone Zone: Week Of July 25

COUNTY News:
 
For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail lacpw@lacnm.us, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us.
 
Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Please note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.
 
The public is welcome to attend any of the Public Works weekly project meetings; please contact the Public Works Department at 662.8150 for meeting information. Children are attracted

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