Shell will cease Alaskan Arctic exploration

...reservoir that could add to America's energy supply for 50 years.As recently as March, an Energy Department advisory council called for an immediate expansion of oil exploration in the American Arctic to avoid an increased reliance on imported...

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Champions Tour cancels event near site of blasts in China

...minimum 15 times to keep his membership, but in his case, that only means he can't vote on tour issues (player advisory council, awards). But he would be eligible for the FedEx Cup next year.The difference? Stricker didn't activate...

Georgia asking students for advice

...Superintendent Richard Woods is looking for students from middle schools and high schools to serve on his Student Advisory Council. Woods says the state needs to hear from students if it's going to develop policies that are focused on students...

New Mexico group doubts WIPP repository will reopen by deadline, leaving waste stranded at Savannah River Site

...waste to the underground repository, Hancock said.Karen Patterson, a member of the S.C. Governor's Nuclear Advisory Council, said WIPP plays an important role in cleanup at SRS and other DOE sites. She reiterated the need to reopen the...

Rabbi Robert Klensin retiring from Augusta's Congregation Children of Israel

...Southeast. He also works with the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential and is a member of the Community Advisory Council of We Are Change, which works to prevent teen pregnancy.He's also very active in the interfaith community...

Proposal would cut time for suing over Georgia workplace injuries

...respiratory disease.The committees took no legislative action on any bill. Instead, they referred all to a 110-member advisory council of employers, attorneys and insurers involved in workers compensation who were appointed years ago by the chairman...

Georgia sculptor selected for Martin Luther King Jr. statue to stand on grounds of Georgia Capitol

...head up selecting a sculptor and act as a liaison between the state, the King estate, the Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council and the Georgia Arts Standards Commission. Smyre presented the decision on the sculptor to the Georgia Building...

National lab director seeks next generation of nuclear workers

...the real challenge," said director Terry Michalske, during a meeting of the South Carolina Governor's Nuclear Advisory Council meeting Thursday. "In fact, it's an assignment I have from the Secretary (of Energy) right now, to assess 'what...

Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling, risks, lessons

...great frontier for oil and gas - and one of the most environmentally fragile places on earth.An Energy Department advisory council study adopted last week said the U.S. should start exploring for oil and gas in the Arctic soon in order to feed...