Udall To Question DOE Secretary On LANL Cleanup, WIPP Costs, Tech Transfer And Other N.M. Priorities
U.S. SENATE News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., will discuss steps forward for cleanup at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and several other New Mexico priorities with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.
Udall will press Moniz to work constructively with the state of New Mexico to safely reopen the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and discuss the Department of Energy’s plan to release a report on the radiological accident.
Udall also will discuss
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DENTON, Texas – Time is running out to apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2015 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards.
The awards highlight innovative local practices and achievements by recognizing individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward making their communities safer, stronger, better prepared and more resilient.
FEMA will review all entries and select the finalists. A panel of representatives from the emergency management community will then select winners in each of the following categories:
Nation Public Safety
Education State Public Safety
State Public Safety Fire
As wildfire season begins, residents are urged to attend an informational event called “Wildfire 2015” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4 in Fuller Lodge.
The event is sponsored by the Los Alamos Fire Department, in partnership with several local agencies:
- National Park Service
- U.S. Forest Service
- Valles Caldera National Preserve
- Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Los Alamos County Emergency Management
- Interagency Wildfire Management Team
Displays and information include:
- An opportunity to register your cell phone and e-mail addresses with Los Alamos County Emergency Management
Community County Public Safety Fire