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October 15, 2014

Invited to Attend 2014 National Academies Communication Awards

You are invited to a ceremony and reception at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington D.C. to honor this year’s National Academies Communication Awards winners and finalists for excellence in communicating science, medicine and/or engineering. The ceremony will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 15, followed by a reception.  A few seats are still available. RSVP is required.

September 30, 2014 to October 1, 2014

5th US-India Energy Partnership Summit

The Energy and Resources Institute North America (TERI NA) in association with Yale University will be organizing the 5th edition of the US-India Energy Partnership Summit, titled ‘Accelerating Resilient Growth and Development’ from September 30 to October 1, 2014, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC.

October 14, 2014

DEADLINE: The National Press Foundation 6th all-expenses-paid Cancer Issues program for journalists.

The National Press Foundation is accepting applications until Oct 14th for its 6th all-expenses-paid Cancer Issues program for journalists. The Cancer Issues 2014 program takes place December 7 – 10, 2014 at the NPF office in Washington, DC.

Flooding From Storm Surge Would Threaten D.C. Infrastructure: Report

"By the end of this century, as sea levels rise, as much as $7 billion worth of property in the District will routinely be threatened by storm-driven floodwaters, according to a new analysis, including 1,000 homes, three military bases and a broad swath of the Mall."

Source: Wash Post, 09/17/2014

West Virginia: "DEP Plans To Tailor Chemical Tank Inspections"

"CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Department of Environmental Protection officials plan to announce as early as Tuesday a proposed rule outlining a focused plan for mandated inspections of thousands of chemical storage tanks across West Virginia and — Tomblin administration officials hope — ease concerns about implementation of the state’s new tank safety law."

Source: Charleston Gazette, 09/10/2014

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