Public Safety

Hazy Los Alamos Sky From Western Fires

Hazy skies. Courtesy photo

LAFD News:

The Los Alamos Fire Department explains that the smoky haze occurring in the sky over Los Alamos is coming from fires burning in the western states.

“We’re getting into the Fall pattern and the jet stream is pulling all the smoke from fires in Washington, Idaho, California, Oregon and Colorado right through Los Alamos,” Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider said.

Read More »

Woman Attempts To Rob Bank Of America

FBI News:
The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a woman who attempted to rob a Bank of America branch Friday, Aug. 14.
The suspect is described as a white female, about 45-55 years old, approximately 5’1” to 5’5” tall, and weighing about 175 to 185 pounds.
She wore a blue short-sleeved shirt with a white logo on the chest and sunglasses hanging from the collar, a tan fishing hat, jeans, white shoes and black gloves. She carried a bag with a strap over her shoulder.
Witnesses said the suspect walked into the bank at approximately 2:22 p.m. at 5600 Lomas

Read More »

NMED Proposes Repeal Of 20.2.36 NMAC Sulfur Limits

NMED News:
After review and evaluation, the New Mexico Environment DepartmentAir Quality Bureau proposes to repeal 20.2.36 NMAC, Petroleum RefinerySulfur (Part 36).
A public hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18, in Santa Fe. Part 36 was adopted in 1974 and establishes sulfur limits (sulfur recovery standards) and other requirements for existing and new petroleum refineries. 

The rule was identified in the November 2012 Improving Environmental Permitting Report as a rule for potential revision or repeal. 

The NMED will host informational open houses

Read More »