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Los Alamos Fire

Los Alamos Under Renewed Environmental Scrutiny

AP | By JERI CLAUSING | Posted 12.01.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- Pickup trucks believed present at the world's first nuclear bomb test, coke and whiskey bottles, a calendar and a toothbrush are j...

Nuclear Lab First Faced The Fires, Now Bracing For The Floods

AP | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Crews at Los Alamos National Laboratory installed barriers to divert water and removed sediment as they work to prevent any t...

Overflowing New Mexico Animal Shelters Sending Dogs To Colo.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

As a result of the New Mexico wildfires, animal shelters in the area have seen an influx of lost and stray animals. To open up more space for animal ...

12,000 New Mexico Residents Head Home

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) -- Honking horns and waving to firefighters, residents of a New Mexico city threatened by a massive wildfire rolled back into Lo...

New Mexico Fire Threatens Sacred Sites

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 09.02.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — A smattering of summer rain gave a boost to firefighters battling a huge forest fire near Los Alamos, giving authorities enou...

New Mexico Fire Witness: We Cried When We Saw What Mother Nature Was Doing

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- The threat of wildfire reaching the Los Alamos nuclear lab and the town that surrounds it eased after crews made progress under cl...

New Mexico Fire Set To Be Largest In State History

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Firefighters were confident Thursday they had stopped the advance of a wildfire that headed toward the Los Alamos nuclear lab...

'Flying Lab' Dispatched To Detect Radiological Smoke In Los Alamos

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.29.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Federal environment officials have dispatched a special twin-engine plane capable of detecting chemical and radiological mat...

Wildfire Advances On Famed Nuclear Lab

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- A wildfire burning near the desert birthplace of the atomic bomb advanced on the Los Alamos laboratory and thousands of outdoor dr...

'Make Or Break' Day For Los Alamos Fire

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico (AP) -- Fire managers say it's a "make or break day" Tuesday for ensuring flames from a wildfire don't race into a northern New...

Thousands Evacuated As Firefighters Continue To Battle Blaze

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Fire managers say it's a "make or break day" Tuesday for ensuring flames from a wildfire don't race into a northern New Mexic...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Fire And Flood Stoke Fears At U.S. Nuclear Facilities, But Officials Say Radioactive Materials Are Safe

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green

With the specter of the devastating March 11 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent meltdown at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant still fresh ...

New Mexico Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Government Nuke Lab

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Thousands of residents calmly fled Monday from the mesa-top town that's home to the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory, ahead of a...