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Yoga Club
Bldg. 70-191

Electrification and Mitigation: Long-Term GHG Deep-Cut Scenario Compatible with Economic Development
Taishi Sugiyama, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan
Bldg. 90-3122

Dance Club
New Dance Lesson for Fox Trot
Bldg. 51 Bevatron Lobby


1 p.m.
Molecular Foundry Seminar
The FUN of aerosols: Assessing exposure to Fine,Ultrafine, and Nano particles in workplace atmospheres
Thomas Peters, University of Iowa
Molecular Foundry, room 3111

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Breakfast: Breakfast Burrito served with Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Burrito served with Beans
Carvery: Chicken Teriyaki served with Basmati Rice

Pizza: Roasted Eggplant and Pesto
Deli: Turkey Pastrami Prestini with Swiss and Sauerkraut on Rye
Cultural Cuisine: Pasta Bar with Your Choice of Sauce served with Garlic Bread
Fresh Grill: Italian Sausage with Pepper and Onions

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Hazardous Waste Facility
Renewal Permit Issued

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) issued Berkeley Lab a new permit to operate its Hazardous Waste Handling Facility (HWHF) for another 10 years. Specifically, the DTSC denied the Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste’s appeal of Berkeley Lab’s renewal of its permit to operate the HWHF. In issuing the denial of the appeal, DTSC resolved all final challenges to the new permit. The permit will not change how hazardous and mixed waste generators handle their waste, but will allow the Lab’s Waste Management Group staff to operate more efficiently and with less burdensome requirements. The HWHF (Building 85) had been operating since May 2003 under a previous permit.

Landmark to Take Over
Lab Site Security Duties

Landmark’s Dan Miranda and Arlene Cahill (3rd, 4th from left), with Breckinridge (left) and Lab program manager Genevieve Pastor-Cohen.
Berkeley Lab’s 33 security guards will be wearing new uniforms beginning tomorrow when Landmark Protection Corporate Security of San Jose takes over the site security contract. The acquisition assists the Lab’s – and the Department of Energy’s – goals for small business contracting. Landmark President Dan Miranda said his award-winning company has 20 accounts in the Bay Area. Lab Security manager Dan Lunsford, noting that the switch will be transparent to most employees, praised former contractor Allied Barton for outstanding professional service. Jim Breckinridge will continue as site access manager. Go here to learn more about Landmark.


Bills Boosting Science
Approved by Congress

Congress last week approved broad legislation to promote math and science skills and develop the technology needed to compete in the global economy. The bill calls for spending $33.6 billion over the next three years for science, technology, engineering and mathematics research and education programs. The bill aims to double research programs at the NSF, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Energy Department Office of Science over the next seven years. The bill now goes to the White House for President Bush's signature. Full story.

Former EETD Researcher
Ted Gartner Dies

Ted Gartner, a longtime employee of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, passed away suddenly on August 2. Until 2006, Ted was on the staff of the Communications Office in EETD, and served as assistant editor of EETD News, the Division’s newsletter. He joined the Lab in 1988 and held numerous positions, beginning as an Administrative Assistant in what was then called the Indoor Environment Program of the Applied Sciences Division (now EETD). A memorial is pending; details will appear in TABL when they are finalized. Read the full text here.

‘Gold People’ Are Back;
Karats Sale Tomorrow

The Employee Activities Association’s designated jewelry representatives, Karats, will hold one of their periodic 14K-gold sales tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cafeteria lobby. Prices are generally 60 percent below retail, and include a 10 percent discount for Lab employees, on chains, bracelets, rings, charms, earrings and other items.

Dance Club Starts
New Fox Trot Series


The Dance Club starts a new series on the Fox Trot today from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 51 (Bevatron) Lobby. No partner or dance experience is required for either event. The Dance Club is sponsored by the Lab's Employee Activities Association.

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