SME should be involved in the future of energy

Wilkinson, William H.
June 2009
Mining Engineering;Jun2009, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p6
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the climate change legislation proposed by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama. One of the main areas of focus of the legislation is energy, wherein mandates are being proposed for increases in alternative energy sources, replacing fossil and nuclear energy sources. He highlights the 2009 Engineering Public Policy Symposium and the Convocation of Professional Engineering Societies and the National Academy of Engineering. He discusses how the energy policies passed by the Congress will affect members of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration.


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