An Update on Public Issues

Title: An Update on Public Issues Author: Larry Anna Publication: The Outcrop, April 2001, p. 8-9 Teaching of Evolution In 1999, the Kansas State Board of Education adopted science-education standards that contain no mention of biological macroevolution, the age of the Earth, or the origin and early development of the universe. This February, the board reinstated … More An Update on Public Issues

Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions

Title: Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, December 2002, p. 10 The following is an excerpt from an email distribution. This plea for help is all too familiar when faced with budget cuts and an apparent end to a productive and cherished tradition. … More Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions

Public Issues Committee: Geosciences and the Federal Budget

Title: Public Issues Committee: Geosciences and the Federal Budget Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, November 2002, p. 22-23 Although President Bush proposed a 9% increase in science and technology funding from $52.3 billion in FY 2002 to $57.0 billion in FY 2003, most of the increase comes in homeland security and health programs.  The House has … More Public Issues Committee: Geosciences and the Federal Budget

Report from the Public Issues Committee

Title: Report from the Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, July 2003, p. 10 Department of Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Rebecca Watson delivered to the Congress in January 2003, a study of U.S. oil and gas resources in five western basins as requested by Congress under the provisions … More Report from the Public Issues Committee

Public Issues Committee

Title: Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, June 2004, p. 14 The National Research Council of the National Academies last year held a workshop on U.S. Natural Gas Demand, Supply, and Technology. The workshop proceedings were published by the National Academies Press and can be viewed on the web at http://books.nap.edu/books/0309089646/html/6.html#pagetop.  I’ll mention some … More Public Issues Committee

Carbon Storage in the Rockies – How do we address the challenges?

Title: Carbon Storage in the Rockies – How Do We Address the Challenges? Author: Genevieve Young, Colorado Geological Survey Publication: The Outcrop, March 2004, p. 1, 6-8 In August 2003, the U.S. Department of Energy and its National Energy Technology Laboratory announced the formation of seven regional partnerships as part of a nationwide network to study the most … More Carbon Storage in the Rockies – How do we address the challenges?