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Los Alamos Police Free Buck Tangled In Hammock

An eyewitness at the scene of a buck tangled up in a hammock today commended Los Alamos police officers for their compassionate actions in freeing the trapped animal. ‘LAPD did a heroic job getting this thrashing buck untangled from a backyard hammock this afternoon in Los Alamos,’ he told the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Jim O’Donnell


State Police Capture Santa Fe Shooting Suspect

Isaiah Ingram

NMSP News:

SANTA FE New Mexico State Police have captured Isaiah Ingram, 15, after asking for the public’s help with identifying a vehicle involved in a shooting in Santa Fe. 

State Police responded to the shooting incident at approximately noon Dec. 11, 2019 near 1 Mansion Dr.  

NMSP Investigations Bureau agents were called to investigate the shooting. State Police agents learned through surveillance video that a gray 4-door Nissan passenger car was traveling east at a high rate of speed on Mansion Drive and Governor Dempsey Drive. A passenger inside the vehicle


NNSA Field Office Issues Floodplain Assessment For Starmer’s Gulch At LANL Technical Area-08

Starmers Gulch at center left on map. Courtesy/LANL


The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration’s Los Alamos Field Office (NA-LA) has issued a Floodplain Statement of Findings, Los Alamos National Laboratory Starmer’s Gulch Floodplain Assessment for the Fencing Project at Technical Area-08.

NA-LA is proposing to take action within the Starmer’s Gulch 100-year floodplain at Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Technical Area-08.

The action consists of the installation of approximately 4-5 T-posts by hand and strung with barbed 3-wire perimeter


SFNF Cuba District Plans Prescribed Pile Burns

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – Fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to implement the Ojitos and Poso/Sanchez prescribed pile burns sometime between Jan. 13 and March 31.

The timing will be dependent on favorable conditions, including snow pack, fuel moisture levels, air quality, wind direction and weather forecasts.

The pile burns are designed to remove woody debris from fuels reduction project areas.

The Ojitos pile burn, located 1 mile east of the Rancho del Chaparral Girl Scout Camp, totals 379 acres, and the 90-acre Poso/Sanchez pile burn is east of


NMED Posts New Guidance On What Is Creditable For Potential Emission Rate Calculations

NMED News:
The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Air Quality Bureau has posted new guidance regarding what is creditable for potential emission rate calculations.
Visit the Permitting Section Procedures and Guidance website to read the new guidance: The link to this guidance can be found toward the middle of the page, at the top of the Guidance Documents table.
This guidance discusses creditable reductions using NSPS OOOOa, and is illustrated by an example of a heater treater