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Friday, August 22, 2003


10 a.m.
Environment, Health and Safety
Chemical Hygiene for Facilities
Building 51-201

1 p.m.
Scientific Computing Seminar
Anisotropic Triangulations
Jonathan Richard Shewchuk, UC Berkeley


1 p.m.
Environment, Health and Safety
Confined Space Retraining
Building 51-201

2 p.m.
Environment, Health and Safety
Lead Hazards Awareness
Building 51-201

Market Carvery: Baked Chicken Breast with Baked Beans & Corn
Fresh Grille: Atlantic Salmon with Cajun Butter Sauce Fries & Slaw
Menutainment: Viva La Burrito! Chicken or Pork
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Full Menu

Congressional Budget
Staffers Visit Lab

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Staff members of the Congressional Budget Committees came to the Lab on Wednesday to learn more about the work that is done here. During their visit, Ed Puccerella (U.S. House of Representatives), and David Pappone, (U.S. Senate) stopped by the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), Earth Sciences Division, Advanced Light Source, Nanoscience and Molecular Foundry, and Environmental Energy Technologies, as well as the Joint Genome Institute in Walnut Creek. Don Medley, manager of Community and Government Relations, said Puccerella and Pappone were impressed by the Lab's interdisciplinary approach to a broad range of research projects. These Budget Committee staffers played a key role in including language in the FY 2004 Congressional Budget Resolution that encouraged more funds for DOE’s Office of Science.

Electrical Switching
On Monday

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This Monday
(Aug. 25) at approximately 8 a.m., Facilities will initiate a switching procedure on the 12kV electrical system. Although no power interruption is expected, the possibility of an electrical power interruption always exists. As such, employees are encouraged to take all necessary precautions. For additional information, contact Jim Murphy at x4175 or Mahesh Gupta at x5220.

In the News
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Praise, Support Expressed for DOE's Office of Science

DOE's Office of Science recently received a publicity boost. Calling the office “arguably the brightest star in the Department of Energy,” Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) chaired a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy that highlighted the past achievements and future promise of research funded by the office, while noting that it has been overlooked in congressional efforts to increase the federal investment in science. Full story.


Get in on the Fun With
Discount Event Tickets

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Every Tuesday and Thursday, from noon to 1 p.m. in the cafeteria lobby, employees can purchase discounted tickets to various amusement park and sports venues, courtesy of the Employees Activities Association. Admission for Berkeley Lab Day at Great America, Saturday, Sept. 6, is only $24. The cost covers park entrance and a small meal. Marine World passes are $17 (good for any day), and a few tickets for the Oakland A’s vs. Seattle Mariners evening game on Friday, Sept. 19, are still available. For information, contact Lisa Cordova at x5521.


Mostly cloudy in the a.m.
Highs 70s-80s.

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SECON level 3

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