Public Safety

DEA Administrator’s Testimony on FY-2014 Budget Request

Michele M. Leonhart

DEA News:

DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart today testified before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on the FY2014 Budget request.

The text of her testimony can be found at the following link: http://www.justice.gov/dea/pr/speeches-testimony/2013t/DEAHouseCJSWrittenTestimony41213.pdf


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‘Safe Chemical Act’ to Protect Americans Reintroduced

Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), the leader in Congress on reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), today reintroduced his “Safe Chemicals Act” to protect Americans from dangerous toxic chemicals that are found in everyday consumer products.
 
Lautenberg has been working since 2005 to reform TSCA and provide the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the authority to protect Americans from harmful chemicals.
 
Testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found

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What is the Red Flag Warning Program and What Does It Mean?

COUNTY News:

WHAT IS A RED FLAG WARNING?

A Red Flag Warning is issued by National Weather Service (NWS) to call attention to critical weather conditions that may result in extreme fire behavior.

Critical weather conditions include: sustained winds, low relative humidity, high temperatures and high fire danger. A combination of any of these conditions must occur simultaneously for three or more hours across any portion of a fire weather zone.

WHEN AND WHY IS THE RED FLAG FLYING AT CARSON NATIONAL FOREST AND OTHER AGENCIES OFFICES?

A red flag will be flown only when the NWS has issued a Red Flag Warning


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Rocks Fall on Main Hill Road

Traveling toward Main Hill Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News:

Traffic is moving smoothly after crews removed rocks that slid onto the Main Hill Road early this morning.

The minor rockslide occurred following Tuesday’s rain and snow and the overnight by freezing temperatures.

The rocks were piled on the shoulder … first responders say the road may have to be closed after today’s morning commute to remove the rocks.


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Los Alamos Police Blotter: March 28–April 3, 2013

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

March 28 at 11:53 a.m. / A 70-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone damaged his property in the 100 block of Bonnie View Drive. The estimated loss is less than $1,000.

SUZANNE WILCOX

March 30 at 10:27 p.m. / Police arrested Suzanne Wilcox, 44, of Los Alamos near Granada Drive and Meadow Lane and charged her with headlights required, DUI, criminal damage to property and resisting/evading/obstructing


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