The Center, founded in 1985, is an environmental organization dedicated to protecting the environment, enhancing human, animal and plant ecologies, promoting the efficient use of natural resources and expanding participation in the environmental movement.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Center at National Academy of Sciences Oil Spill Session
Dr. Frank Hall at NAS
Dr. Frank R. Hall represented the Center for Environment, Commerce, and Energy at the National Academy of Sciences public session (January 24, 2010) for the study ”Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon-252 Oil Spill on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico”. Congressional support for the sum of $1 million is funding this multi-year study through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The public session allowed non-committee members to provide recommendations on specific issues and methodologies that the study committee should explore.