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April 14-15, 2011
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill and Offshore Drilling has released its final report on the Gulf oil disaster. A copy of the report is available online at
A recent Wall Street Journal article quotes one of the Center’s early studies on safety risks of the aging oil and gas infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico.
Louisiana Geological Survey research associate Paul V. Heinrich was recently featured in a TV news segment about a 10,000-year-old meteor strike in St. Helena Parish. The segment is part of New Orleans’ Fox 8 “Heart of Louisiana” series.
View photos from the Summit and read reports from local media.
The LSU Center for Energy Studies (CES), with Starcrest Consulting Group, LLC , recently completed an emissions inventory of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
A Comprehensive One-Day Workshop for Public and Private Fleet Operators and Clean-Air/Clean-Transportation Policymakers
Thursday - November 4, 2010
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As part of its legislatively mandated mission to map the state, the Louisiana Geological Survey, or LGS , has published the Monroe South 30 x 60 minute Geologic Quadrangle map (1: 100,000 scale), which describes and illustrates the surficial, or surface, geology of the South Monroe area. The colorful 28” x 48” map identifies the various geologic formations, composition of the surface soils and locations of fault lines and waterways.
Mark Kaiser will present a webinar hosted by Haliburton on Thursday, 23 September 2010 at 9:00 am.
The Center for Energy Studies will present Energy Summit 2010, Tuesday, October 26, at the Energy, Coast & Environment Building. The event will feature John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil and author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies. Mr. Hofmeister is founder and chief executive of the not-for-profit Citizens for Affordable Energy.
August 16-17, 2010. Dalton Woods Auditorium, Energy, Coast & Environment Building, Louisiana State University
For details and registration information, visit the BRGS website http://www.brgs-la.org
In a recent letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., cited a report by the Center for Energy Studies, titled “Idle Iron in the Gulf of Mexico.”
Professor Chacko John, Louisiana Geological Survey (LGS) director and state geologist, has been appointed to the National Scientific Advisory Board for an alternate energy project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by the Arizona Geological Survey.
The Greater Baton Rouge Clean Cities Coalition and the Clean Transportation Education Project (CTEP) are offering a free workshop on biodiesel fuels on July 15, 2010.
CES's David Dismukes testified June 30 at a congressional hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources. The hearing was held to discuss proposed amendments to H.R. 3534, the “Consolidated Land, Energy, and Aquatic Resources (CLEAR) Act of 2009.”