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  • Earlier this month, Associate Deputy Secretary John MacWilliams visited the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) in his role as Chief Risk Officer for the Department of Energy. He reviewed the various ways the NNSS contributes to the department's and NNSA's missions, including radiological...
  • Pantex Emergency Services now uses the Emergency Management Information System, or EMInS. From left: Maribel Martinez, Brenda Graham and Greg Roddahl. One of NNSA’s missions is emergency response, so it only makes sense that our sites and labs excel at emergency management on the local level. When...
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  • Watch coverage of an NNSA Nevada-based national emergency response capability, featured by a Las Vegas NBC affiliate. Video: Part 1Video: Part 2
  • NNSA this week showcased its twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter during the Health Physics Society’s annual meeting in Baltimore. The helicopter is equipped with gamma radiation sensing technology and used to measure naturally occurring background radiation at various locations throughout the country....
  • BOSTON – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will measure naturally occurring background radiation over areas west of downtown Boston, Mass., April 17-20, 2014. A helicopter may be seen flying at low altitudes while the radiation assessment is conducted and will cover approximately...
  • EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – A helicopter may be seen flying at low altitudes over portions of northern New Jersey and New York City through Jan. 25, 2014. The purpose of the flyovers is to measure naturally occurring background radiation. Officials from National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)...
  • NNSA’s Office of Emergency Operations participated in “DHS Day on the Hill,” sponsored by the House Committee on Homeland Security, last week at the Cannon House Office Building.  The event was an opportunity for each respective Department of Homeland Security component to...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – A helicopter may be seen flying at low altitudes over portions of Baltimore, Md., Jan. 15 and 16, 2014.  The purpose of the flyovers is to measure naturally occurring background radiation. A twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter, operated by the Remote Sensing Laboratory Aerial...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – As 2014 begins, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today released a list of some of its most important accomplishments and improvements over the past year. NNSA reached significant milestones in the areas of nonproliferation and counterterrorism, made a...

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