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NNSA Conducts International Training in Nevada

NNSA News:

LAS VEGAS – As part of a joint commitment by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to enhance international emergency management systems, the NNSA and IAEA are conducting an International Radiological Assistance Program Training for Emergency Response Port/Customs (I-RAPTER P/C) course.

The training is being conducted this week at the Radiological Nuclear Countermeasures Test and Evaluation Complex (RNCTEC) at the Nevada National Security Site, with classroom training held at the National Atomic Testing


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Udall, Rockefeller Welcome National Academies’ Study on Concussions in Youth Sports

Sen. Tom Udall speaks at a Senate Commerce Hearing on sports concussions and safety equipment marketing with Alexis Ball, a former UNM soccer player who testified about how sports concussions have impacted her life. Courtesy photo
 
CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION News:
 
Today U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M. and Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, D-W.V. commended the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies for creating a committee to study sports-related concussions in youth.
 
“I appreciate the decision by the Institute of Medicine to move forward with our request,”

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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 11 to Oct. 17, 2012

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.

Oct. 11 at 5:33 a.m. / A 38-year-old Espanola man reported that his vehicle was burglarized while parked in the 500 block of Central Avenue. The estimated loss is unknown.

Oct. 11 at 11:55 a.m. / A 62-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was the victim of aggravated stalking on Camino Redondo. The matter is under investigation.

Oct. 11 at 1:55 p.m. / A 21-year-old Los Alamos woman reported


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Chief Bids Farewell to ‘Irreplaceable’ Assistant

Chief Wayne Torpy said goodbye to his assistant Sandra Salazar during her retirement party Friday at Fuller Lodge. “Sandra is irreplaceable … I have never had an assistant like Sandra before in my career and I don’t expect to again … she had tremendous technical skills but so do many people … Sandra went beyond that … in so many little things that she did, for example, she always let me know when someone was having a bad day or going through a rough time and needed my encouragement,” Torpy said. Salazar joined the Los Alamos Police Department in April


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Sandia; Kirtland Holding Joint Environmental Meeting

CCNS News:

The Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Defense (DOD) will host their semi-annual public meeting about the Sandia National Laboratories Environmental Programs and the Kirtland Air Force Base Environmental Restoration Program

The meeting is set for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Cesar Chavez Community Center, 7505 Kathryn Southeast in Albuquerque, off Louisiana Boulevard and Zuni.

DOE will present about Sandia issues between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

DOD will present about Kirtland issues between 7 p.m. and 8 pm. The agenda will be provided at the meeting.

The agenda includes


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